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: Margarita Mejia has joined the Office of House Majority Leader as senior administrative assistant. 

On: Veronica Tyner has joined the office of Rep. Janet Cruz as district secretary.

Off: Laura Jersey has left the office of Rep. Larry Lee. 

Off: Emelien Kelly as district secretary for Rep. Bryan Nelson.

On: Michael Cortes is Rep. Nelson’s new district secretary.

Off: Jorge Sanchez is no long district secretary with Rep. Jeanette Nunez. 

On: Alexis Andres is now district secretary for Rep. Kevin Rader.

On: Jessica Finkelstein is the new district secretary for Rep. Jim Waldman.

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