Friday, April 13, 2018

"Wealthy charter school supporters are pouring millions of dollars into the battle to succeed Gov. Jerry Brown, throwing their money . . . to push former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa"

SB:

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Wednesday gave $7 million to the committee run by the California Charter Schools Association, an increasingly powerful player in state politics"

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"I'm not a victim here at all, but when you're doing Facetime with your kids on spring break because you're doing events and working hard and doing breakfasts and raising $10,000, $20,000, then you read a tweet and someone just got a $7 million contribution in a campaign, it's a bit, could be disheartening," Newsom said. "Because you realize that's the beginning — not the end — of similar contributions."