The following excerpt is from Gov-elect Bevin names primary opponent education and workforce secretary from The Lane Report.
Louisville, Ky. – Governor-Elect Matt Bevin announced Hal Heiner as the Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Heiner is a highly-respected businessman with a passion for education and public service.
Heiner was a challenger to Bevin in the tight Republican primary race for governor in May.
“I am pleased to have Hal Heiner join our administration as the Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet,” said Governor-elect Bevin. “Modernizing our education system is essential to the future success of our Commonwealth. Hal has the proven experience and commitment to ensure that we make meaningful progress for students at all levels.”