Five special interests were responsible for more than half of the billion dollars spent since 2000, including:What a surprise.
--The California Teachers Assoc., which spent $211.8 million.
--The California State Council of Service Employees, $107.4 million.
--The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, $104.9 million.
-The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, which operates a casino under a state-approved compact, $83.6 million.
--The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, which also operates a casino, $69.2 million.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Which Organization Spent More Money Influencing California Politicians And Voters Than Any Other?
The CTA, of course.