So, Sid Miller created some new positions and his buddy put a couple of HIS buddies in place to the tune of $180,000 a year
The review shows a half-dozen workers followed Terry Keel earlier this year when he moved from the position of executive director of the Texas Facilities Commission to assistant agriculture commissioner, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Some of the jobs were publicly listed for only three days before being filled.
Two of Keel's former colleagues at the Facilities Commission earned double-digit percentage salary increases within weeks of moving to the Agriculture Department.
Of all the agency's new hires, the only ones to receive raises as of June were those with ties to Keel.