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12/30/08

Medical Examiner To Be Among Highest Paid Officials

Sridhar Natarajan stands to be one of the highest paid officials in Lubbock County. If Natarajan accepts Monday's County Commissioner appointment, he will be medical examiner for the second time. 

Tuesday on NewsChannel 11 at 10, KCBD General Manager Dan Jackson will talk about the issue of the medical examiner's salary. Natarajan's total office budget will be $1.7 million, which will include his salary of $450,000.  

Here is his salary compared to other base salaries of some public officials:

Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance: $412,000
City Manager Lee Ann Dumbauld: $225,000
Lubbock ISD Superintendent Wayne Havens: $210,000 
District Attorney Matt Powell: $135,000 (including state and local pay)
Sheriff David Gutierrez: $77,000

Click here to read more of Dan Jackson's commentaries.

12/26/08
New Medical Examiner Appointed on Monday
On Monday, Lubbock County Commissioners will appoint Dr. Sridar Natarajan to be the new medical examiner, but some question the hiring of Dr. Natarajan.

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