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Proposition 32

Prop. 32 Ghost Looms Over Lawsuit Against Teachers Union

Frying Pan News | Gary Cohn | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration with T...

Kudos to California Governor Jerry Brown

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Gov. Jerry Brown might be a septuagenarian, but his vision and forward thinking are decades younger in spirit and idealism than anything caustic right-wingers have to offer.

Tuesday's Real Winners and Losers

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The real winners and losers are the constituents and causes who did battle on the ground and on the airwaves, and whose lives and livelihoods will be influenced by what happens over the next four years and beyond.

Learn More About The Issues Prop 32 Donors Are Funding

frying_pan_news_just_logo | Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Frying Pan News. By Matthew Fleischer California’s Proposition 32 proposes outlawing the use of automatic payroll...

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Reveal In California | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A "dark money" non-profit that funneled $11 million into two ballot initiative fights in California revealed to the state's campaign fin...

Meet Koch Brothers Employee David Spady, Darling of LA Fox "News"

Rick Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

Want to know how the right-wing astroturf machine works? Want to see how they use power and money to drown out the voice of the people? Want to see the motivations behind the Koch Brothers' hit man in California?

Why Workers and the LGBT Community Must Stand Together to Defeat California's Prop 32

Sal Rosselli | Posted 10.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Sal Rosselli

As an openly gay social activist, I recognize that the same individuals and organizations seeking to curtail my rights based on my sexual orientation, are also the ones opposing workers standing in solidarity. The fight for economic and social justice is one fight.

Tom Hiltachk, Master of Deception

Matthew Fleischer | Posted 12.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Matthew Fleischer

Any lawyer with some experience in Sacramento politics can draft language for a statewide initiative. But crafting deceptive ballot measures that can trick people into voting against their core beliefs is nothing less than an art form.

Kathleen Miles

Could This Change California's Democratic Identity? | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.02.2012 | Los Angeles

California's Prop 32 has union leaders and supporters across the country shaking in their work boots. If passed, Prop 32 would severely limit the a...

If the Labor Movement Doesn't Speak Up for Workers, Who Will? The Koch Brothers?

María Elena Durazo | Posted 10.31.2012 | Los Angeles
María Elena Durazo

Big insurance companies and corporate health care have huge voices in Sacramento. Yet it was union nurses who gave patients a voice in Sacramento. Union nurses got lawmakers to pass groundbreaking nurse-patient ratios to ensure patients receive adequate nursing care.