The California Nurses Association has pledged $1 million to the campaign for Proposition 30 (hat tip: Andrew Marcum). The union has also promised to use its ground game on the measure's behalf. So far it appears that the money raised for Brown's initiative has not surpassed Molly Munger's financing of a competing tax bill (Proposition 38). Munger is a civil rights lawyer and the daughter of Charles Munger, Warren Buffet's partner at Berkshire Hathaway. Proposition 38 would raise more money than Proposition 30--estimated at some $10 million over 12 years--by raising taxes across the board, not just on the affluent. Yet, recent polling, still shows slim majorities (56%) in favor of Prop. 30 and opposed to Pro. 38.
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