One Teachers Union Endorses Chafee While Another Unendorses the Master Lever

Confirming what a teacher had told me last week, Katherine Gregg reports yesterday on projo.com that the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals has endorsed former Senator Linc Chafee (I) for governor.
Right around the same time, Ian Donnis breaks the news that NEARI Exec Dir Bob Walsh, in what is probably a massive coincidence, has gone all cold on the master lever.

I would certainly suspect that we won’t be encouraging any of our members to pull the master lever as they make their way down the ticket and make choices in each of the races . . . . So you can put us down as opposing the master lever.

You don’t suppose this is related to the fact that the teacher union fave for governor is politically unaffiliated and would stand to lose tens of thousands of votes via the master lev …?
Nah.

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Tommy Cranston
Tommy Cranston
11 years ago

With the leftist teacher unions predictably supporting the candidate closest to Marx it will be interesting to see if a Caprio win will result in the END of the teacher’s defined benefit “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” pensions.
You know, it took a Democrat to end GPA, freeze welfare benefits and gut the corrupt, job killing workers comp system.

Patrick
Patrick
11 years ago

“would stand to lose tens of thousands of votes via the master lev …”
70,000 if it’s anything like the last election.

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