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Brownlee was appointed labor secretary by the governor in December, 2010 and officially took office in February, 2012. She served until September 20, 2012, when Brownback ordered her to step down for undisclosed reasons. The secretary of labor serves at the pleasure of the governor and is not subject to reappointment or term limits.<ref name=oust/>
 
Brownlee was appointed labor secretary by the governor in December, 2010 and officially took office in February, 2012. She served until September 20, 2012, when Brownback ordered her to step down for undisclosed reasons. The secretary of labor serves at the pleasure of the governor and is not subject to reappointment or term limits.<ref name=oust/>
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The secretary of labor is selected by gubernatorial appointment. He or she serves at the pleasure of the governor and is not subject to reappointment or term limits.<ref name=oust/>
 
The secretary of labor is selected by gubernatorial appointment. He or she serves at the pleasure of the governor and is not subject to reappointment or term limits.<ref name=oust/>
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The Department of Labor's budget for fiscal year 2012 was $1,078,159,316.<ref>[http://budget.ks.gov/publications/FY2014/FY2014_GBR_Vol2.pdf ''The Governor's State of Kansas Budget Report,''"Volume 2 Fiscal Year 2014," 225, accessed June 27, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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In 2012, the Secretary of Labor received compensation in the amount of $107,000.<ref name=oust>[http://www.kansas.com/2012/09/21/2497702/brownlee-out-as-kansas-labor-secretary.html ''The Witchita Eagle,'' "Kansas governor ousts labor secretary," September 21, 2012]</ref>
 
In 2012, the Secretary of Labor received compensation in the amount of $107,000.<ref name=oust>[http://www.kansas.com/2012/09/21/2497702/brownlee-out-as-kansas-labor-secretary.html ''The Witchita Eagle,'' "Kansas governor ousts labor secretary," September 21, 2012]</ref>
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Revision as of 08:30, 27 June 2013

Kansas Secretary of Labor
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $1,078,159,316
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Lana Gordon.jpg
Name:  Lana Gordon
Assumed office:  September 20, 2012
Compensation:  $102,000
Other Kansas Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerCommissioner of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance CommissionerWildlife and Parks SecretaryLabor SecretaryCorporation Commission
The Kansas Secretary of Labor is a state executive position in the Kansas state government. The secretary is appointed by the governor.

Current officeholder

The current secretary of labor is Lana Gordon. Governor Sam Brownback named Gordon deputy secretary of the department the same day he ousted Karin Brownlee from the position, and appointed her to head the department on January 19, 2013. Gordon is a former member of the Kansas House of Representatives.[1][2]

Brownlee was appointed labor secretary by the governor in December, 2010 and officially took office in February, 2012. She served until September 20, 2012, when Brownback ordered her to step down for undisclosed reasons. The secretary of labor serves at the pleasure of the governor and is not subject to reappointment or term limits.[2]

Authority

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Qualifications

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Appointments

The secretary of labor is selected by gubernatorial appointment. He or she serves at the pleasure of the governor and is not subject to reappointment or term limits.[2]

Vacancies

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Duties

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Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Labor's budget for fiscal year 2012 was $1,078,159,316.[3]

Compensation

In 2012, the Secretary of Labor received compensation in the amount of $107,000.[2]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Kansas Department of Labor

  • Main KDOL Calling Tree (785) 296-5000
  • See the full list of contacts here

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