Police union targets centrists for support

Yager, Jordy
February 2009
Hill;2/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p16
The article reports that the largest police union in the U.S. is targeting Maine Republican Senators Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe to support federal legislation that would ensure police and fire departments around the U.S. have the right to collective bargaining.


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