On politics in the Golden State
August 3, 2012 | 4:17 pm
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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