In North Carolina, a legislative committee rejects funding for charter capital expenditures, while in South Carolina, the state attorney general says local school districts must treat private and charter schools the same as public ones.
It’s troubling to find a group of African-American pastors giving Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore an award for his strident opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court’s approval of same-sex marriage.
The state legislature in North Dakota has redefined the scope of the state auditor to include the ability to audit not only state universities, but also the private foundations that are affiliated with them.
Direct action this week at the White House has made a point with the executive branch and the public that persons with disabilities have civil rights to be protected and advanced—particularly in light of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Bob Greenstein from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities has produced a brief but pointed review of what’s wrong with the House and Senate budgets that conferees are now discussing on Capitol Hill.
In the UK, the political parties issue “manifestos” about where they stand on the issues, including specific attention to policies affecting nonprofits and charities. We’d love to see the Democrats and Republicans do the same.
There is not a single country on earth where people with disabilities don’t face stigmas, challenges, and massive gaps in workforce participation. If you want your philanthropy to help those who are marginalized, isolated, and face discrimination, this is the place to be.
Vladimir Putin’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, meets regularly, it appears, with some Russian NGOs to offer his perspectives on their role in Russian and global civil society. He provoked a public response from us here at NPQ.
Pressure for disclosure of the big money donors behind “dark money” political campaign organizations is increasing across the nation—and more and more frequently, it gets bipartisan support and even sponsorship from Democrats and Republicans.
We are only through the first quarter, and 2015 has already seen a slew of legislative proposals that could impact exempt organizations considerably. Nonprofits should be monitoring several major pieces of legislation in the months ahead.