The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Aug. 31, 2023, that Maggie Gau, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ chief of staff, has lived for at least a couple of years with a staff member who directly reports to her.
The staffer was appointed in January 2019 to a position at $62,000 that did not report directly to Gau but was under her chain of command, the Journal Sentinel reported, citing a statement from Evers’ office.
On Nov. 8, 2020, Evers promoted the staffer to a top-level position that reports to Gau at a salary of $100,006. The newspaper said the statement from Evers’ office was not clear on Gau’s role in the promotion.
The staffer got a raise to $112,008 in January 2023, the Journal Sentinel reported.
Milwaukee radio talk show host Mark Belling identified the staffer as Britt Cudaback, Evers’ communications director.
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