California's Prop 226: A Shot In The Foot?

As written, it could hurt business as well as labor

Conservative Republican Grover G. Norquist and his Washington (D.C.) group, Americans for Tax Reform, seem to have a great political victory within their grasp. Polls show that 66% of California voters--not to mention a majority of union members--support Norquist's June ballot initiative, which would require unions to get annual written authorization from members before making political contributions.

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