East Portland state lawmaker Ben Cannon will resign from his post, accepting a new job with Governor Kitzhaber's administration. He will work as the Governor's new Education Policy Advisor. Representative Cannon says it will be hard to leave his legislative work. He says the Governor’s efforts to improve the government and finance of our education system are really promising. Cannon, a Democrat and a teacher says there are many talented people in District 46. He expects voters will have many good options for his replacement.