Lynn Holmes, the head of the state’s Division of Employment Security, is resigning effective April 15 to pursue new opportunities.
Holmes announced her resignation in an email to the division’s employees on Thursday. Her four-sentence resignation email said nothing more about her decision to depart. Read more here.
In other news from Friday:
--President Barack Obama's statement opposing the marriage amendment on the May 8 ballot drew praise from anti-amendment forces, who suggested it will help their cause. But supporters of the amendment said Obama has no business inserting himself in a state issue. Read more reaction the president's statement on the gay marriage amendment here.