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CSEA suspending all political support over new pension plan

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A traditionally powerful public employees union is cutting off its political support following last week's agreement to create a new, less lucrative pension for future state and local government workers. The Civil Service Employees Association says today it will suspend its campaign contributions and political endorsements as it seeks to re-evaluate its political relationships and consult with other unions. The deal is expected to save state and local taxpayers $80 billion over 30 years and ...

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safny
March 19, 2012
1:34 p.m.

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How about lowering the dues and those salaries at the union? They do fine regardless of how the rest of us are doing.

paulj
March 19, 2012
3:50 p.m.

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Why should government employees receive more than the average of the private sector? The same for other benefits?

sammey
March 19, 2012
3:53 p.m.

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Unions buy benefits from the Legislature with so-called "contributions" Maybe another word would be a more accurate description

wmarincic
March 19, 2012
5:27 p.m.

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Outlaw unions

Woodrow
March 20, 2012
9:25 a.m.

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Great! What a crime it is to use union dues for political purposes anyway. I trust CSEA will be returning dues to the members.

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