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Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post

Dear Editor,

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Transparency, Ethics, Accountability
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What Do Government Shutdowns Mean to Nonprofits and Philanthropy?

The federal government shutdown is the latest example of maneuvers by politicians at the local, state, and federal levels that force charitable nonprofits and private philanthropy to subsidize government.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Government Shutdown
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When Government Shuts Down, the Nonprofit Community Pays

The federal government shutdown is more than just a symbol of political dysfunction. Real people are being hurt.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Government Shutdown
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Business As Usual: A Tale of Two Sectors

As the clock ticks down towards the latest two federal fiscal crises manufactured by politicians, charitable nonprofits prepare for business as usual: doing even more to serve the American people.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform
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Bryant's mandatory payment another black eye for state

When few were watching, "mandatory volunteerism" became the official state policy of Rhode Island, as declared by the governor and General Assembly last month.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: PILOTs, Rhode Island
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Tax Reform Lessons Learned From State Experiments

As Congress begins to dive deeper into comprehensive tax reform, much depends on unproven projections and economic theories.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives, Hawai`i
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The lab results are in on tax reform

If the states serve as our policy laboratories, then the lab results are demonstrating conclusively what’s in the best interest of local communities.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives
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Nonprofits Must Put a Human Face on Suffering to Avoid the 'Fiscal Cliff’

The unprecedented crisis America faces as it teeters on the so-called fiscal cliff threatens the well-being of tens of millions of individuals who rely on nonprofits.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Fiscal Cliff
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Day One on the Edge of the Human Cliff

Starting today, October 1, we all are living on the edge of the human cliff.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Sequestration
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Memphis – Modeling the Way

Thanks to the Memphis City Council, a new standard of positive public leadership has been set for the rest of the country.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: PILOTs

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