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Latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round.

On: Amber Moody is a new support analyst for the House Office of Information Technology.

Off: Michael Ellis is no longer a journal writer/editor for the Legislative Process Division.

Off and on: Natasha Sutherland has replaced legislative analyst David Spore has left In the House Democratic Office.

Off: Cheryl Dewees is no longer budget assistant for the House Appropriations Committee.

Off: Sarah deNagy is no longer budget assistant for the House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee.

Off: Nicholas Merlin is no longer attorney for the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee.

On: Timothy Morris is the new legislative assistant for Fort Myers Republican Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto.

On: Kyle Alexandre is no longer legislative assistant for Ocoee Democratic Sen. Randolph Bracy.

On and off: Luisana Perez moved from district secretary to legislative assistant in Miami Democratic Sen. Jose Javier Rodriguez.

On and off: Tennille Moore moved from district secretary to legislative assistant for St. Petersburg Democratic Sen. Darryl Rouson.

Off and on: Michele McCloskey has left as administrative lead for the House Commerce Committee to work for Bradenton Republican Rep. Jim Boyd as district secretary.

On: Stephany Montano is now district secretary for Miami Democratic Rep. Robert Asencio.

On: Sadie Haire is now district secretary for Jacksonville Republican Rep. Jason Fischer.

Off: Amy Miller is no longer district secretary for Venice Republican Rep. Julio Gonzalez.

Off: Meagan Hebel is no longer district secretary for Winter Haven Republican Rep. Sam Killebrew.

Off: Coleton Reece is no longer district secretary in Clearwater Republican Rep. Chris Latvala.

Off and on: Rosana Fonseca changed from district secretary to legislative assistant for Orlando Democratic Rep. Amy MercadoMelissa Porcaro has become district secretary.

Off and on: Charles Smith is no longer legislative assistant in Fort Lauderdale Republican Rep. George MoraitisKassie Satterly is now a legislative assistant.

Off: RJ Myers is no longer legislative assistant for South Pasadena Republican Rep. Kathleen Peters.

Off and on: Jannette Nunez is no longer district secretary for Miami Democratic Rep. David Richardson. Roberto Alvarez is replacing her.

Off: Matthew Spritz is no longer legislative assistant for Naples Republican Rep. Bob Rommel.

Off: Deniz Ozaltin is a new district secretary for Boca Raton Democratic Rep. Emily Slosberg.

Off: Dalie Sejour is no longer district secretary for Miami Democratic Rep. Cynthia Stafford.

Off and on: Dennis Ragosta has changed for district secretary to legislative assistant for Ocala Republican Rep. Charlie Stone.

On: Donntay Cooper is the new district secretary for Miami Gardens Democratic Rep. Barbara Watson.

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Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist, editor and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing, reporting and management experience, Phil produced content for both print and online, in addition to founding several specialty websites, including HRNewsDaily.com. His broad range included covering news, local government and entertainment reviews for Patch.com, technical articles, and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine as well as advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as editor and production manager for Extensive Enterprises Media since 2013 and lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul. He can be reached at phil.ammann@gmail.com.

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