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Washington State GMO Labeling Initiative is Round Two for CA Prop. 37 Donors

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July 19, 2013The similarities between California's Prop. 37 and Washington's I-522, "The People's Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act," go beyond titles and even beyond content: I-522 has many of the same moneyed supporters that fueled the Prop. 37 campaign, as well as some of the same opponents as those that helped defeat it.

What groups have contributed to both campaigns? Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
Service Employees International Union$2,882,6166
California Medical Association$1,043,75736
California Hospital Association$668,26224

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Jim Beall[D-CA]78
Ed Hernandez[D-CA]71
Cathleen Galgiani[D-CA]68
AssemblymembersParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Das Williams[D-CA]38
Henry Perea[D-CA]37
Toni Atkins[D-CA]35
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data through the present starting January 1, 2009 for contributions and in the 2009 legislative session for bill positions. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.