Núñez Aide Gets Post on California Medical Assistance Commission
On Monday, Danny Eaton, a longtime chief-of-staff to former California Assembly Speaker Fabian NÃºÃ±ez, was appointed to the California Medical Assistance Commission, the Sacramento Bee reports.
Eaton's compensation for the position will be $56,095 per year.Â He is expected to begin attending CMAC meetings in December, according to an e-mail from Dave Sebeck, spokesperson for Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles).
The appointment to the commission comes after NÃºÃ±ez directed that Eaton's salary increase by almost 25% in two years.Â Eaton also is eligible for a so-called "golden handshake" pension program that would give him credit for two additional years of government service if he retires early (Sanders, Sacramento Bee, 11/4).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.