PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The chief of staff for Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is stepping down.
Zainyeh’s departure comes two weeks after Christine Hunsinger resigned as Chafee’s spokeswoman. Another top aide, Director of Administration Richard Licht, has applied for a vacancy on the Superior Court.
Chafee’s term will end in less than a year. He is not seeking re-election.