Capitol Weekly, a Sacramento paper aimed at state government insiders, is out with its annual list of legislative staff salaries. Among San Diego representatives, Wade Teasdale, ex-staff director for North County GOP senator Bill Morrow, ranked highest on the paper's list, with yearly pay of $126,912. That also made him the highest-paid Republican senate employee. (The legislature's highest-paid worker is Dan Eaton, Assembly Speaker Núñez's chief of staff, who got an 18 percent raise recently to a whopping $200,004.) Teasdale now works for Mark Wyland, Morrow's successor. Next came Myrna Zambrano, chief of staff to Democratic senator Christine Kehoe, at $93,720. Others bringing home some of the biggest paychecks included Martin Paine, another Morrow staffer ($90,312); and Deanna Spehn, Kehoe's district coordinator and policy director and onetime staffer for GOP political consultant Tom Shepard ($83,904).

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