NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Today, Commonwealth Foundation released a new summary of election-related spending by Pennsylvania's government unions. In 2014, the seven largest government unions in the state gave $7.3 million directly to candidates—nearly $3 million more than in 2012.
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
In terms of campaign expenditures, just a handful of the largest state government unions spent nearly 4 times what Marcellus shale drillers did. Common Cause, which co-wrote the piece on Marcellus Shale political spending, has stated that "Public resources are not supposed to be used for partisan political purposes." Yet they take no position on using public resources to collect bigger campaign money for government unions.