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Kansas House passes bill regulating political activity of labor unions
Samantha Foster. 7 hours, 43 minutes ago TOPEKA | The Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill regulating the political activities of labor unions in a 75-46 vote. House Bill 2130 would make it illegal for labor unions to use union dues to support politicians. The bill will go to the Senate for debate and a vote. Check the following list to see how the representatives in your district voted.
YES VOTES: Rob Bruchman (R-Overland Park), Frank Denning (R-Overland Park), Owen Donohoe (R-Shawnee), Amanda Grosserode (R-Lenexa), Brett Hildabrand (R-Merriam), Lance Kinzer (R-Olathe), Marvin Kleeb (R-Overland Park), Kelly Meigs (R-Lenexa), Bob Montgomery (R-Olathe), Greg Smith (R-Overland Park), Charlotte O’Hara (R-Overland Park), John Rubin (R-Shawnee), Scott Schwab (R-Olathe), Arlen Siegfreid (R-Olathe), Pat Colloton (R-Leawood), Sheryl Spalding (R-Overland Park)
NO VOTES: Tom Burroughs (D-Kansas City, Kan.), Stan Frownfelter (D-Kansas City, Kan.), Barbara Goolsbee Bollier (R-Mission Hills), Broderick Henderson (D-Kansas City, Kan.), Mike Peterson (D-Kansas City, Kan.), Mike Slattery (D-Mission), Louis Ruiz (D-Kansas City, Kan.), Valdenia Winn (D-Kansas City, Kan.), Ron Worley (R-Lenexa), Kathy Wolfe Moore (D-Kansas City, Kan.)
Originally posted by Thumb
This is terrible! This is limiting people's right to contribute how they wish. The SCOTUS ruled that corporations can contribute as much money as they want....Do you think any of those corporations have the middle class as an interest? The union, which represents the working class, and you people are saying that the working class can no longer put their money together and contribute how they see fit, but corporations can?
On the bigger picture, a dollar should not be louder than a voice, it is IMO that is what this republic has come too, though...since we are at that point, limiting the working classes voice (which they get to choose to contribute, or not) is faster road to collapse.