Kansas governor's spokeswoman resigns ahead of his departure
August 14, 2017
Topeka, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's spokeswoman is stepping down within days, ahead of his anticipated departure.
The Republican governor on Monday announced Melika Willoughby's resignation as communications director, effective Friday. She'll become vice president of communications and strategic development for Forge Leadership Network, which identifies and mentors young conservatives.
Willoughby joined Brownback's office in 2014 as deputy communications chief. She's been part of his senior staff since November.
Brownback is serving his second term and couldn't run again. But...