The latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

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With a hat-tip to LobbyTools, here is latest on who is on and who is off the legislative staffing merry-go-round. 

On: Benjamin Durgan is Sen. Joseph Abruzzo’s new administrative assistant.

Off: Hilary Webb is no longer be a legislative assistant to Sen. Denise Grimsley.

On: Daniel Bruno is now legislative assistant to Sen. Gwen Margolis.

Off: Laura Jimenez is no longer Sen. Maria Sachs’ legislative assistant.

On: James Rusciano has replaced Jimenez in Sachs’ office.

Off: Rynelle Emhof McKim is no longer Speaker Will Weatherford’s executive assistant.

Off: Mark Hollis has left his position as the House Minority Office communications director.

Off: Brandy Wright is out as legislative assistant to Sen. Audrey Gibson.

Off: Mayra Hernandez is no longer the district secretary for Rep. Debbie Mayfield.

On: Camilo Alvarado as as district secretary for Rep. Kione McGhee.

On: Barbara Calvo is the new district secretary for Rep. Jose Javier Rodriguez.

On: Bryan Roberts has joined as staff for Rep. Cynthia Stafford as a district secretary.

On: Ruben Feliciano is the new district secretary for Rep. Victor Torres.

On: Michael Geren is the new district secretary for Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda.

Off: Chandra Godwin is no longer working as an administrative assistant for the Economic Affairs Committee.

Off: Linda Sims-Davis has left her position as an administrative assistant to the State Affairs Committee.



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