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NJEA Dues Clues

My local news sources occasionally cover the activities of the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) though not too critically as for some of them the NJEA is a primary (if not sole) sponsor:

which today led off with mentions of a northjersey.com (no NJEA ads visible there) story on the millions of dollars that the NJEA spent on Governor Murphy through a ‘dark money’ PAC.

This got me to wondering how and how much the NJEA comes up with to buy a governor and web ads. This is what I have so far:

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NJ Governor Can’t See Savings

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy in making media appearances to build up suspense about what he will do with the FY20 budget was asked a real question on CNBC about cutting benefits for future public employees and he donned his NJEA spokesman hat to give one of the more bizarre justifications for his toadyism:
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Think about what he just said (in between the ramblings) on what happens when you promise someone less:

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Sunlight on NJEA Role in Tax Hikes

The Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey released another report today – “NJEA: Higher Taxes – Who Has Been Complaing About the Sales Tax Anyway“.

Excerpts below:

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Job Number One

The Sunlight Policy Center released another report yesterday blasting the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), this time for their complicity in the bankruptcy of the retirement system that included a helpful history though I disagreed on a couple of points.

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NJEA Law Makers

Last week, the Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey issued a report that uncovered that the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) has been secretly funneling millions of dollars into a dark money group supporting Governor Murphy.  Yesterday they followed up with a report entitled, “NJEA: The Taxpayer-Funded Special Interest,” that lays out how the NJEA has funded itself.

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NJEA Denier

Multi-millionaire union boss Ed Richardson appears on the NJEA’s broadcast partner this weekend to deny that there is any public pension crisis in New Jersey:

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Sunlight on NJEA Flunky

Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey released their first report yesterday – “NJEA: New Jersey’s Political Machine“.  Excerpts below:

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