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MOGOP: What Has Jay Nixon Promised His Labor Buddies at AFSCME? | Missouri Political News Service

MOGOP: What Has Jay Nixon Promised His Labor Buddies at AFSCME?

October 10th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

JEFFERSON CITY – To date, Jay Nixon and the Missouri Democratic Party have collectively amassed $200,000 from the liberals at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The money is clearly a down payment for Nixon’s commitment to reinstate Bob Holden’s executive order allowing collective bargaining for public employees, but with this much cash running in the door, one has to wonder what else Nixon has in store for the group.

The AFSCME contribution shows Nixon’s close ties to the group, which helped write Holden’s executive order that was immediately rescinded by Gov. Matt Blunt following his 2004 victory. AFSCME issued its public support for amnesty for illegal immigrants in an April 10, 2006, news release and in 2005 joined with the ACLU in court to challenge an amendment in Florida banning gay marriage.

“Jay Nixon hypocritically attacked others for taking unlimited campaign contributions while at the same making sure his labor buddies paid up.” Read more…



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