Embattled Sen. Kruger's Chief of Staff pulls highest pay (updated)
Friday, August 05, 2011 - 12:59 PM
The state senate released its twice-a-year report on expenditures today. One of the most interesting things that popped out? Embattled Senator Carl Kruger's chief of staff, Jason Koppel, was by far the highest-paid staffer for any individual member, raking in just over (like, literally, by one cent) $81,000 for his services.
The next closest member--Senator Kevin Parker's counsel Richard Berkley--was paid about $18,500 less.
The Senator's office didn't immediately provide comment on the expenditure.
Sen. Kruger An associate of Senator Kruger this past week was was given three years probation and fined $15,000 for lying to FBI agents. The senator has been caught up in a bribery scheme since 2009.