Kansas House approves ban on union pay deductions
(Source: Associated Press, March 19, 2013)
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A bill barring public employee unions in Kansas from deducting money from members’ paychecks to help finance political activities cleared the Republican-dominated Legislature on Tuesday.
The House voted 68-54 in favor of the measure, and it now goes to GOP Gov. Sam Brownback, who’s expected to sign it. The Senate approved an identical version last week after supporters narrowed the bill’s scope to address concerns that the legislation violated free speech rights.
Full story: Lawrence Journal-World
Thursday, March 21, 2013
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