Kieran Shanahan http://wunc.org en State Public Safety Secretary Kieran Shanahan To Step Down http://wunc.org/post/state-public-safety-secretary-kieran-shanahan-step-down <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kieran&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shanahan</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will step down as state public safety secretary in less than a week.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shanahan</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was among then-Governor-elect Pat&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McCrory's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;first cabinet appointees.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In his resignation letter, </span>Shanahan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said he told the governor last December that his service hinged on two factors: his legal career and his wife's military career.&nbsp; Lisa </span>Shanahan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is receiving a Naval promotion to Rear Admiral and he said being away from his law practice was proving to be a challenge. &nbsp;</span>McCrory<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he understands that.</span></p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:31:28 +0000 Gurnal Scott 19705 at http://wunc.org State Public Safety Secretary Kieran Shanahan To Step Down