Scoop: Merritt parts ways with comms director

The ouster happened Monday. It comes after Merritt raised only $267,000 between Jan. 1 and April 12.

FIRST IN IMPORTANTVILLE: State Sen. Jim Merritt, struggling to raise money for his long shot mayoral bid, laid off his communications director April Gregory this week.

The ouster happened Monday, and raises questions about the Merritt campaign’s financial solvency. It comes after Merritt raised only $267,000 between Jan. 1 and April 12. Hogsett raised $7…

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