Government Bytes


The Late Edition: November 21, 2013

by Curtis Kalin / /

Today’s Taxpayer News!

Political dues: The Pennsylvania teachers union has diverted $3.2 million in taxpayer funds to lobbying and spent another $2 million to give directly to candidates running for office. Other unions in the state have spent millions on political causes as well. Watchdog Wire has more.

Subsidy tax: The state of Nevada is being forced to raise nearly $16 million in new taxes to pay for Obamacare subsidies for the higher than expected number of recipients. More information at the Franklin Center.