November SAO Newsletter (click to enlarge)
Mike Satz may not have money to move his employees out of the old courthouse, but he does have $78,000 annually to invest in his 2020 reelection campaign.
At least that’s how some people are categorizing the recent hiring of the first ever SAO Community Outreach Programs Director Lisa Arneaud, pictured above. She’s on board as of November 1st at the previously mentioned salary, just two months after Satz squeaked out a reelection victory over Teresa Williams in August by a mere 5400 votes.
Sadly, it would appear the pained face of old Mike at his reelection night party was not due to a bad burrito, or to the thought of how he was going to ensure Sarahnell Murphy as his chosen successor after his last triumphant term. Rather, it seems things are getting way too close for comfort for Broward’s self-appointed State Attorney for life.
As for the $78,000 being paid to Arneaud, many at the SAO are now up in arms, in addition to the sick offices issue. To put things in perspective, Satz has five dedicated, long-term lawyers in the top of the heap Homicide Unit making $82,000 a year, and one stuck at $70,000. Factor in the $102,000 being paid to Public Information Officer Ron Ishoy, and the message seems perfectly clear: It’s All About Mike …
Coming Soon – Circuit Criminal Judges Revolt: Hell No, We Won’t Go!