SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s largest labor union is endorsing a November ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana.
The state’s Service Employees International Union and its 700,000 members endorsed Proposition 19 on Tuesday, though it remains unclear how much time or money it will donate.READ MORE: Majority of Winter Shelter Sites Open To The Homeless
An endorsement letter from Bill Lloyd, president of SEIU California, says most of the union’s resources will go toward the governor’s race, but also vows to help Prop. 19 “in any way we can.”READ MORE: Sabrina Spellman Makes An Appearance On The CW's Riverdale; Kiernan Shipka Reveals 'Fans Will Get Some Clarity'
Lloyd says the measure’s revenue will help the state preserve jobs and “avoid cuts to health care, home care, education and other services.”MORE NEWS: Parolee Aariel Maynor Charged With Murder Of Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant
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