Teacher’s Union Ad Campaign: Wealthy Must Pay ‘Fair Share’

ALBANY—Another of the state's well-funded unions is hitting the air with a budget ad, one that is less personally directed

ALBANY—Another of the state's well-funded unions is hitting the air with a budget ad, one that is less personally directed at David Paterson than ads released last week by health care advocates.

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But the spot does make a push for the so-called "millionaire's tax," which Paterson has not clearly supported.

New York State United Teachers released the below spot today, and will air it on television, radio and in movie theaters. The union is spending $1.5 million on the ads.

Paterson's proposed budget called for nearly $2 billion in cuts to education programs.

Teacher’s Union Ad Campaign: Wealthy Must Pay ‘Fair Share’