John Salazar Close To Accepting Job Directing State Department Of Agriculture

U.S. Rep. John Salazar is close to accepting an offer from Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper to head the Colorado Department of Agriculture, two highly placed sources close to the Denver mayor’s transition team confirmed Thursday.The sources, who…

U.S. Rep. John Salazar is close to accepting an offer from Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper to head the Colorado Department of Agriculture, two highly placed sources close to the Denver mayor’s transition team confirmed Thursday.

The sources, who are close to the Democratic governor-elect but not authorized to speak on the record, said Salazar told Hickenlooper that if he does accept the job, he would commit to it for Hickenlooper’s full four-year term.

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