Franklin Center - 2014: The year of the union?

2014: The year of the union?

Here at the Franklin Center, we’ve seen a disturbing theme emerge from our investigations over the past week – abusive union influence.

As citizens, we cannot afford to ignore these stories. Here are three of the most important ones.

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A Note From Our President

Dear Reader,

Unions claim to represent hard-working Americans, but the stories our reporters have uncovered recently tell a different tale. Big Labor is on the attack the attack in 2014, and whether it means spending hundreds of millions of dollars on campaigns or committing gross acts of physical violence, they're determined to take whatever steps necessary to ram through their agenda. Holding government accountable means holding interest groups accountable too, and our yearlong investigation of Labor's power play is just getting started.

Best regards,

Jason Stverak
President, Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity


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