Secretary Elaine Chao


Teachers' Pets (Cont'd)

Our recent editorial on the political spending of the National Education Association has caused something of a stir, and not always of the illuminating kind. In a letter to the editor on January 13, NEA President Reg Weaver claimed we misread the data his union has released to the Labor Department Web site. We didn’t, but we appreciate the opportunity to draw more attention to the NEA’s spending priorities.

New transparency rules now require large unions like the NEA to reveal more detailed financial information in forms (known as LM-2s) that they file annually with Labor.

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