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Johnson Amendment Unchanged in Federal Spending Bill

Despite reports that Republicans may use omnibus legislation to weaken or repeal the Johnson Amendment prohibiting 501c3 groups, including religious congregations, from participating in election campaigns, no such change was included in the bill...

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Omnibus, Federal, Budget
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Another Effort To Get Rid Of The 'Johnson Amendment' Fails

The campaign has never gained much momentum, however, perhaps because relatively few pastors appear to feel constrained by the Johnson Amendment, and...

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Omnibus
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Church-State Separation Advocates Cheer Spending Bill Win

“Those who depend on houses of worship and community nonprofits can breathe a sigh of relief, as concerted efforts to weaken the long-standing law that keeps the 501(c)(3) sector free from partisan campaigning were rebuked yet again,” said Amanda...

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Omnibus
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Spending Bill Excludes Johnson Amendment Repeal

Lawmakers have sought to repeal the Johnson Amendment through two channels, according to David L.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Omnibus, Federal Budget, Nonpartisanship
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Johnson Amendment remains intact in latest omnibus spending bill

Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, echoed Tyler’s enthusiasm but warned that repeal efforts will likely continue.“It would be nice to celebrate a long and hard-fought victory, but we cannot afford to relax,” he...

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Omnibus, Federal Budget, Nonpartisanship
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Omnibus Keeps Ban on Church Politicking in Place

“It would be nice to celebrate a long and hard-fought victory, but we cannot afford to relax,” said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, in a news release.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Federal Budget, Omnibus, Nonprofit Nonpartisanship
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Nonprofits Score Victories in Budget Bill on Politicking Ban and Spending

Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said in an email that while the current spending bill was “cause for cautionary celebration,” nonprofits must remain vigilant.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Spending Bill, Federal Budget
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Op-Ed: Charitable Deduction Would Help New Jersey Nonprofits

We know from IRS data and New Jersey’s Center for Nonprofits that, in fact, lower-income families donate a higher percentage of their income to charity than higher-income taxpayers do.

Tags: New Jersey, Charitable Deduction
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Women who want to be CEO should take a look at this industry

One way to combat that pay gap: Stop asking women how much they made at previous jobs, to give them an opportunity to earn more and negotiate when they take a new position, said Jennifer Chandler, the vice president of the National Council of...

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Arts groups get nearly $1M for boardroom diversity, innovation & more

Having a diverse board is "critically important," according to the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Diversity, DI&E

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