State Agriculture Commisioner Darrel Aubertine has canned an aide but he may want to apply for the aide's job instead. The now former state employee John Haggerty was making $144K when suddenly let go without explanation over the weekend. Secretary Aubertine makes $120K.
Everyone is being tight lipped, as the public doesn't have a right to know what led to the dismissal.
Sometimes transparency is really quite opaque.
Top deputy abruptly let go - Times Union