Video: Government Unions’ Political Power Cycle

How do government union leaders use their unfair political advantage to promote bad policies?

Our latest video looks at how government unions have used dues and political money—collected through government payroll systems at taxpayer expense—to lobby against liquor store privatization and campaign for policies that hurt taxpayers.

Polls consistently show that voters support passing “paycheck protection” laws that would prohibit taxpayer collection of political money.

For more info on how government unions use taxpayer resources on politics, check out our policy points. You can also read how the NEA gave $650,000 to an anonymous group to attack Republicans in Pennsylvania, and about the PSEA’s last report showing they spent $3.8 million in dues on politics and lobbying last year.