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Many of these communities have seen outside providers come and go — providing services until the funds ran out or the political climate changed. In Junction City, as in other rural communities, there was once a state Department of Human Services office until budget cuts closed it and people were told to ...
"As political tensions escalated this year, we were not hopeful that the program would continue. Incredibly, the U.S. ... This unique cross-cultural pollination is just another illustration of how the barriers erected by politicians can be melted by the force of creativity and the power of performing arts." Lead by ...

In an email obtained by CJR, staff members wrote to Gallagher, “We understand the pressures you face in a toxic political and journalistic environment. But we feel this action contravenes standard journalistic practice, hurts our credibility, and damages the reputation of our 83-year-old news service—the ...
Out of this delightful misrule, director Ellen Jackson pulls a paradox of modernity that is still relevant today: In the cultural and political clash between old and new worlds, can anything ever really become “modern”? The cast also features Magdalyn Chauby and Marija Bosnar as the gondoliers' sweethearts, ...
"Like many individuals and businesses, PG&E participates in the political process," says Paulo. "PG&E holds itself to the highest standards of public disclosure and compliance with applicable laws and regulations." Platinum Advisors was founded by Anderson, a Sonoma resident who is also a principal ...
An informal advocacy group within the political world. For example, at one time there was an active, bipartisan “Downstate Caucus” in the state legislature, which met to discuss and develop legislative initiatives. I am told, however, that House Speaker Mike Madigan doesn't like competing power bases, ...

Santa Clara DA's Office Issues “Troubling” and “Misleading” News Release About 49ers' Ruben Foster Gun Charges. SANTA CLARA, CA —-(Ammoland.com)- Today, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office issued a statement (http://bit.ly/da-foster-charges) about new firearms-related charges ...
But Clark's name carried considerable clout; his father was a retired U.S. Army general who was active in politics, wrote several books, and campaigned unsuccessfully for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004. The junior Clark's face therefore initially appeared as the campaign organizer on the ...
The race is on: Gubernatorial candidates visit with local farmers. Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., speaks about the 50-million dollars Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists. Explore related topics:Newsgovernment and politicsFarmingtonRosemount.
The town hall meeting will be followed by a screening of Michigan Divided at 7 p.m., a documentary exploring political divisions in the state, plus other events that are part of the Michigan Truth Tour. While the event is free and open to the public, organizers are asking for participants to please RSVP either ...
He did say he has not declared allegiance to any political party and would move back to Nigeria after March 10 to continue his campaign. In an embedded Youtube video on his website, Mr Mbonu declared that he is not "a typical Nigerian politician" and that he will "bring better governance to Nigeria" but ...
However, organizations set up with a non-profit status are not allowed to directly participate in political activity, which is something TPUSA appears to always be involved in. Alleged violations range from funding conservative college SGA candidates to supporting Trump in the 2016 election, according to a ...
For decades, charities and faith organizations have been protected from politics, thanks to the Johnson Amendment, a longstanding law that protects 501(c)(3) organizations and their donors from demands from candidates for public office for political endorsements and other campaign involvement.
Joshua Bekenstein, Co-Chair of Bain Capital, was one of the founders of Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm, joining at the firm's inception in 1984. During his 33 years at the firm, Josh has played a leading role in a wide spectrum of prominent consumer and retail businesses in which the ...
It will defend speech across the political spectrum for both speakers and listeners. On the crucial question of litigation, it will decide which schools to sue by “listening to our members and carefully monitoring schools,” with particular attention to preemptive censorship of students. Neily said in a statement ...
The differences between a 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 are significant. Under the latter, unlike the (c)3, the organization can lobby, donate money or time to political campaigns and endorse/oppose political candidates. Donors do not get a tax deduction for donating like they would with a (c)3. “We are going to stay ...
Applications will not be accepted for performances designed to promote a political party or a specific religion. Applications are available online at randolphcountyfoundation.org/grants. Completed applications are due by 4:30 p.m. April 2 to the Community Foundation office, 213 S. Main St. Information: ...

Warrenton also was a physician, a fiery orator, a charismatic politician, a committed leader of the Sons of Liberty, a prolific and inflammatory political writer, a Grand Master of the Freemasons and the martyr of Bunker Hill. His death at Bunker Hill was memorialized by “The Painter of the Revolution,” John ...
While not busy counting the membership numbers on her fingers at Republican Atheists, it appears Lauren is trolling around Facebook, looking for secular groups who share political posts that she might disagree with. Then she's contacting them to find out if they're a 501(c)3 or searching their online info to ...
CBS '60 Minutes' and host Oprah Winfrey brought together fourteen Grand Rapids area residents with a spectrum of political beliefs for a focus group for two ... Believing that politics should be about public service and not defeating the enemy, Taylor believes that every person deserves an opportunity for a ...
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Danny Tarkanian has been accused of violating campaign contribution laws when he ran for Congress in 2012. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Erik_Verduzco. By Colton Lochhead Las Vegas Review-Journal. February 5, 2018 - 1:46 pm. Updated February 5, 2018 - 2:33 ...
And I think that the Bradley Foundation has perhaps put a finer point on its conservative view than other foundations would in a political arena. ... I do think this is an incredible opportunity, an incredible period of time given the politics in this country right now – Republican versus Democrat – to accomplish ...
That's because 501(c)4 social welfare organizations, while tax-exempt, don't accept tax-deductible contributions; in turn they're able to engage in unlimited political activity. Interestingly, last year the country underwent a change in the tax code authored by the Trump administration that has many nonprofits ...
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Danny Tarkanian has been accused of violating campaign contribution laws when he ran for Congress in 2012. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Erik_Verduzco. By Colton Lochhead Las Vegas Review-Journal. February 5, 2018 - 1:46 pm. Updated February 5, 2018 - 2:33 ...
In the aftermath, the state's Office of Campaign and Political Finance concluded that Families for Excellent Schools-Advocacy had violated the state's campaign finance law and fined it $426,466, the largest fine in the history of the office. To resolve the case, Families for Excellent Schools-Advocacy agreed ...
And I think that the Bradley Foundation has perhaps put a finer point on its conservative view than other foundations would in a political arena. ... I do think this is an incredible opportunity, an incredible period of time given the politics in this country right now – Republican versus Democrat – to accomplish ...
A look at their website will show that they classify themselves as both a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a 501(c)4 political organization which is ... used funding obtained as a 501(c)3 non-profit to transfer to a 501(c)4 as using non-profit funds to endorse candidates and for partisan politics is illegal.
“The message is pretty simple: Arizona schools aren't perfect, but we're making a lot of progress and too often in the current climate, that gets lost,” Benson told The Arizona Republic. “There are groups and individuals that see political gain and advantage in talking down our schools, and our teachers.
Editor's note: This commentary is by Jonathan Elwell, who is from Brattleboro and a junior political science/international relations major at Carleton College in Minnesota. He volunteers as a campus representative for Our Climate, a carbon pricing advocacy group. Climate change debates are often framed ...
They included leaders in the fields of business, medicine, sports and nonprofit organizations; activists; artists; inventors; politicians; volunteers and outdoor enthusiasts. Those wishing to nominate someone or themselves can go to the Duncaster website at www.Duncaster.org/60-Over-60; to nominate by ...
This is not a group for beginning writers or for those who write about religion, politics or science fiction. ... where she worked as a reporter and editor for a community newspaper and received a first place national award from the National Newspaper Association for her political column “Gerrymandering.”.
Vargas joins a list of other inspiring figures from the worlds of politics, entertainment, news, philanthropy, medicine, and literature to guest moderate the appearance discussing Biden's best-selling memoir. PROMISE ME, DAD chronicles 2015, the most momentous and challenging year in Vice President ...
FPIW often inserts itself in legislative battles to further marginalize LGBT people in the state and historically has been extremely active in anti-choice and anti-LGBT state and local politics, battling domestic partnerships, attempting to limit access to birth control or poor women, and opposing a telemedicine ...
The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political arm of California's environmental community. Our mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, ...
At about the same time, the PGA Tour was also throwing around its political mite, albeit regarding a different matter. Its actions came in response to an early version of the tax bill, which contained a subsection that would have jeopardized the PGA Tour's tax-exempt status as a 501(c) (3) charitable ...
Working with lawyers from the Goldwater Institute, taxpayers in Denver, Colorado are challenging a new city law requiring nonprofit political organizations to ... Donor disclosure laws benefit powerful individuals and discourage politically weaker individuals from participating in politics, von Spakovsky says.
In fact, this law has the potential to alter how USC participates in the local political sphere. Considering USC's status as a 501(c)3 registered nonprofit ... Large nonprofit organizations can get caught up in bureaucracy and politics just as corporations do. If they have the same resources as corporations, they ...
In fact, this law has the potential to alter how USC participates in the local political sphere. Considering USC's status as a 501(c)3 registered nonprofit ... Large nonprofit organizations can get caught up in bureaucracy and politics just as corporations do. If they have the same resources as corporations, they ...
But student-government organizations are not political elections, and what Turning Point is allowed to do is a bit of a gray area. Kirk says they ... Students are voting age adults and our contemporary politics have significant impact on the fates of the institutions where they live, study, and work. But I think we ...
Here is the lineup for this week on TV22, Haverhill Community Television. All Monday-through-Thursday programming on Channel 22 is repeated at 10 o'clock the same night. It also repeats the following day at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Programming is subject to change. Watch TV22 or visit ...
Florida law allows a withdrawing candidate several options for disposing of surplus campaign funds, including refunding them on a pro rata basis to contributors, giving up to $25,000 to the candidate's political party, turning the money over to the state's general revenue fund (or local political subdivision, ...
“It's about funding, political issues and getting people involved and trained on how to help wild horses and take care of them,” Fawcett said. “They really are not hard keepers. They have learned to take care of themselves and to adapt on the range. They rarely have illnesses because they are culled through ...
“The last thing we need to do is give hospitals the ability to engage directly in electoral politics,” added Yale University professor Zack Cooper, who's studied how some tax-exempt hospitals used their political influence to win higher Medicare payments and, ultimately, higher executive compensation.
Based outside of Chicago, Turning Point's aim is to foment a political revolution on America's college campuses, in part by funnelling money into student government elections across the country to elect right-leaning candidates. But it is secretive about its funding and its donors, raising the prospect that ...
Even though she didn't name Trump or Christian leaders directly, Moore was jumping into the political fray, and it seemed like a watershed. Soon, other Christian women who rarely talk about politics from their platforms—among them evangelist Christine Caine, singer-songwriters Sara Groves and Nichole ...
Locally, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. is strongly in favor of repeal of the Johnson Amendment, which restricts tax-exempt entities — including churches and 501(c)3 non-profits — from engaging in partisan politics, such as donating to or endorsing a political candidate or campaign.
"I will continue to fight all attempts to eliminate this critical provision that keeps the sanctity of our religious institutions intact, prevents the flow of dark money in politics, and keeps taxpayer dollars from advancing special interest biddings," Wyden said in a statement first reported by The Wall Street Journal.
The Mostly Symbolic Amendment Allowing Churches to Get Political Is Gone From the GOP Tax Bill ... parliamentarian has blocked language repealing the Johnson Amendment and allowing churches and 501(c)3 nonprofits to endorse candidates and engage in partisan politics from inclusion in the tax bill.
In exchange for their tax-exempt status, and the ability to receive tax-deductible contributions, nonprofits agree to not engage in political campaigns or to ... Weakening the Johnson Amendment would throw nonprofits into politics and electoral campaigns, instead of keeping their focus on their missions.
We should definitely say that you can't spend Federal tax-free dollars on political campaigns. There is a definite conflict of interest there. Thankfully, most churches have never wanted to publish pamphlets about political candidates, and while they have probably wanted to donate money to candidates, this ...


 

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