Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher: National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Linda Casey
Research Area: Education; Labor; Politics
Keywords: campaign donations; teachers' unions
Coverage: United States
From 2003 through 2007, teachers' unions gave $112.5 million to committees working on 88 ballot measures in 22 states. In addition, international unions NEA and AFT and their affiliates gave almost $53 million to political campaigns for state candidates and political party committees.