HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's secretary of public welfare says he's leaving the job but hasn't given the governor a letter of resignation or set a date.
Gary Alexander on Tuesday confirmed his impending resignation, first reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Alexander says he's leaving to explore unspecified private-sector opportunities and to spend more time with his family.
In December, the online news site Pennsylvania Independent reported that Alexander was still living in Rhode Island, nearly two years after joining Gov. Tom Corbett's administration.