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NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg, Albertsons’ Heir Donate To Pro-Props 1, 2, 3 Campaign

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According to documents released today, Mike Bloomberg donated $200,000 in support of the Students Come First laws, which will be put to a vote next Tuesday.

We originally reported that Foster Friess donated $50,000 to Education Voters of Idaho.  He gave $25,000.

Right now, the question in the mind of every Idaho journalist is: Why did New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg give $200,000 to a campaign supporting Idaho’s controversial Students Come First laws?

Bloomberg is among the donors listed on Education Voters of Idaho’s disclosure form, which was filed with the Secretary of State’s office today.  Also on the list are Albertsons’ heir and online education investor Joseph B. Scott, who contributed $250,000, and Foster Friess, a prominent donor to conservative causes and candidates.  Friess donated $25,000.

Education Voters of Idaho released its donor list today, after Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa filed a suit to force disclosure.

The full list of donors is available here.


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