Many unions use funds they obtain from payroll deductions for political purposes. This includes contributions to campaigns for candidates, campaigns for ballot measures, or “independent expenditures” not directly coordinated with a campaign for a candidate or a ballot measure. Other than unions, not many corporations or other organizations obtain funds from payroll deductions to use for political purposes.
What Prop 32 would do if it passes:
Effect on the state budget:
The state would experience increased costs to investigate possible violations of the law and to respond to requests for advice. These costs could exceed $1 million every year.
People for Prop 32 say (www.yesprop32.com):
People against Prop 32 say (www.stopspecialexemptions.org):