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Fixing California: The union chokehold

Original post made by CA GOV. 101, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Aug 12, 2013

I created a stir last year when I — the former Democratic Senate majority leader — endorsed Proposition 32, the ballot initiative that would have reigned in special interests, including enabling union members to bypass their own union executive boards and make their own choices as to how to direct their own union dues for political causes. After all, I'm a longtime liberal Democrat who supports the right to organize and I still pay union dues. But I served 12 years in the Legislature, chairing two key committees — Public Safety and Education. I had a front-row seat on how the wheels of government are greased to function on behalf of politically connected interests.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:51 pm

I don't care who you think you are...duh...this is 2013...workers want to strike...end of story.


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