AFL-CIO Moves $3 Million to Super PAC

Posted July 14, 2014 at 2:13pm

The AFL-CIO moved $3 million to a Super PAC for use during the 2014 elections, as well as for its Immigration Activism program.  

A new quarterly report  from Workers’ Voice , a Democratic-oriented super PAC, showed it received $3 million on April 7th from the AFL-CIO COPE Treasury  account and $200,000 on June 30th from the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Pipe Fitting Industry. Workers’ Voice reported it had receipts of $3,223,402 and disbursements of $739,185, leaving $3,941,636 cash on hand as of June 30th. The report detailed $307,401 in operating expenses, such as staff costs and services, and $431,785 in other disbursements, such as $400,850 given in April to the AFL-CIO Immigration Activism Program in Washington, D.C.