(Senate) policy staffers expect that only 1 out of 5 will remain in their job in the new year, according to a source familiar with the announcement.
That's what a changeover from Republican to Democratic control will get you. Let's see how many staff the Dems hire. The Legislature certainly has room to downsize.
The Legislature's highest-paid staffer isn't waiting for the axe.
Steve Bogess, longtime secretary of the Senate, is retiring this year, in time to make a career of lobbying (ethics rules would require him to take two years off before lobbying if he retired after Dec. 30).
PS: Check back Monday for my next new posting. I'll be enjoying a long Thanksgiving weekend in the meantime. Hope you enjoy your holiday.