John Boisa has spent the last five years working in the Assembly, four as a consultant for the Assembly Human Services Committee. He has 16 years experience as a social worker, and has been a good soldier when it comes to walking precincts for Democratic campaigns. Last year, he spent time walking for both Nicole Parra and Cathleen Galgiani.
But now, Boisa is looking for a job.
That job search has been complicated by the fact that no committee assignments have been handed out in either the Senate or the Assembly. Often such appointments are announced before the new year, but in the Capitol halls, members and staff–both employed and former staff members now looking for Capitol jobs–are still waiting for word from the leaders of their houses.
“Once I figure out who’s going to be on what committee, I’ll be able to focus my search,” Boisa said. “Until that happens, I just have to cast a wider net.”
In the Assembly, a spokesman for Speaker Fabian N