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AP names new statehouse correspondent in Springfield, Ill.

CHICAGO (AP) — Ivan Moreno, a political reporter for the Associated Press in Colorado, has been named the AP's supervisory correspondent at the Illinois statehouse in Springfield.

Moreno has worked for the AP for eight years, the last five covering the Colorado statehouse in Denver. His standout work there includes investigations into gun control legislation and voter fraud claims. He also covered the 2014 Colorado governor's race.

Before joining the AP, Moreno worked for the Rocky Mountain News. He has a journalism degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver and was a Kiplinger Social Media Reporting Fellow at Ohio State University.

In Springfield, Moreno will team with AP Political Writer John O'Connor, who has worked as an investigative reporter in the bureau for 17 years.

Moreno will take up his new post in December.


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