Teachers union adds $7.5 million to Prop. 32 fight
Original article in the Los Angeles Times' PolitiCal blog by Michael J. Mishak.
California's largest teachers union is digging deep to defeat Proposition 32, the November ballot measure that promises to eliminate special-interest money in politics.
The California Teachers Assn. wrote a $7.5-million check last month to the campaign against the proposition, according to records filed with the secretary of state's office Friday. A political action committee sponsored by the California Labor Federation contributed an additional $250,000.
In all, the labor-backed opposition campaign has raised more than $17.7 million.
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