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Sen. Alexander Names New Chief Of Staff

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In a statement, Alexander said his legislative director David Cleary would replace Ryan Loskarn. Loskarn was arrested by U.S. Postal Inspection Service on Wednesday, and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday. 

“The courts will judge Mr. Loskarn’s guilt or innocence, but under these circumstances, he cannot continue to fulfill his duties as chief of staff of this office," Alexander said in a statement. "Therefore, as of today, I have removed him from the payroll.”