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Hogan announces departure, addition to cabinet

Hogan announces departure, addition to cabinet

Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced an addition to and departure from his cabinet.

Lourdes R. Padilla was hired to fill the vacant position of human resources secretary, according to a statement issued by the governor's office. Padilla comes to the state from Pennsylvania, where she was deputy secretary of that state's Department of Human Services.

The governor's office also announced the state's information technology secretary, David A. Garcia, resigned "to attend to family and personal issues."

Garcia will remain in his job through the end of the month while the governor searches for a replacement.

Padilla will start her new job Feb. 8. The...