The newly elected House Democratic Caucus chair, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, has been supported by a pro-charter school charter PAC for more than a decade.
Amazon’s new headquarters will bring it at least $4.6 billion in state and local subsidies, according to an analysis by Good Jobs First.
Ben Jealous didn’t lose because he ran on “Medicare for All” or a $15 minimum wage; rather, his campaign couldn’t raise enough funds to compete effectively.
In other states, progressive ballot initiatives on issues like criminal justice reform and a nurse-to-patient ratio flopped.
The charter school movement has spent close to $30 million in support of Marshall Tuck, the former president of an LA-based charter school network.