Paycheck protection ends the use of public resources to collect government unions’ political money.
Under current law, state and local governments (including school districts) take both union dues—a portion of which is used for politics—and campaign contributions out of workers’ paycheck and send the funds directly to union leaders.
Paycheck protection will benefit union members, protect taxpayers, and has bipartisan support.
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