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Bill to be heard restricting union activities in political campaigns
A bill that would prevent unions from using funds collected by payroll deduction in political activities will be considered today.
The Kansas National Education Association calls House Bill 2023 "the first official salvo in a possible war on teachers."
A hearing on the measure is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. before the House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee. The hearing will be held in room 346-South in the Statehouse.
The KNEA says that the bill would prevent the association from spending money on elections for school bonds, school board, the Legislature, governor or to urge association members to vote for pro-public education candidates.
Here is a link to the bill http://bit.ly/VrwFLV