The Sun-Times outraged that the CTU has $9 million. That wouldn’t buy Bruce Rauner’s condo on New York’s Park Avenue.

I find most teachers innovative and resiurceful!

Fred Klonsky

610-Park-Avenue-Upper-East-Side-Manhattan-Park-Avenue-Condominium-New-York-NY-10065-The-Diaman-Group-John-Diamantopoulos-01A condo on New York’s Park Avenue. Governor Rauner bought his for $10 million.

Oh, good Lord.

Another scoop from the Sun-Times about how much money the Chicago Teachers Union has.

New rule: Corporations are people and can donate all the money they want to buy politicians.  But teachers must be beggars and can’t spend a dime on political campaigns or on lawyers to defend their contract, pension and political rights.

According to its most recent filings with the Internal Revenue Service, the union had $9.8 million in cash on hand at the end of the 2013-14 school year.

Eight CTU employees, including Lewis, were paid more than $100,000 that year.

$9.8 million?

That is so little in reserve to do battle with the billionaires in this state – against the resources of the Mayor and Governor and their Wall Street friends.

$9.8 million wouldn’t be enough to buy the houses Governor…

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About Kathy Powers
Advocacy is my therapy. Chicago, IL

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