Thursday, February 05, 2009

Unions outlaid $65.5 million to oust John Howard

UNIONS outlaid a whopping $65.5 million in two years funding the anti-WorkChoices campaign and the ALP, an Age analysis reveals. The extent of the spending — far higher than previous estimates — has led to renewed calls for campaign finance reform amid concern about the greater role played by third parties such as unions and business groups in elections. >> more Ben Schneiders

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