Governor to Replace Leaving Staff

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(Sacramento, CA)
Monday, October 18, 2004
Finance Director Donna Arduin announced her resignation last week and Cabinet Secretary Marybel Batjer is also reported ready to make an exit. The governor’s press secretary Margita Thompson said Schwarzenegger has brought a strong team to Sacramento that can fill in any losses. CUT: Margita10 :10 Cal State University Sacramento Professor of Public Policy Robert Waste says Arduin and Batjer made only one year commitments, and he expects others may leave too. CUT: Waste13 :13 Waste says working in the governor’s inner circle is an eighty hour a week job that can lead to quick burnout. SOC