HARRISBURG - Another top aide to Gov. Corbett is leaving his inner circle for a job elsewhere in state government.
Late Tuesday, the governor's office announced that Corbett was appointing his secretary of legislative affairs, Annemarie Kaiser, to a seat on the Gaming Control Board.
"This is an appointment that is very important to the governor," spokesman Kevin Harley said. "He knows that Annemarie's skill, integrity, and honesty will make her a great appointment to the board."
The board regulates the state's licensed casinos. As of last year, board members received $145,000 salaries.
It is the second major change the governor has made in his top staff in as many months. Earlier this summer, Corbett nominated lawyer William F. Ward, then his chief of staff, to fill a vacancy on Allegheny County Court. He replaced Ward with Stephen Aichele, who had been Corbett's chief counsel.