State Associations in the News

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Without a CT budget by July 1, the options are all bad

The state's largest nonprofit coalition, the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, warned this week that a similar situation certainly would harm some of the state's most vulnerable citizens.

Tags: State Budget, Connecticut

Nonprofits balk at call for property tax payments

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Trustees of Reservations, the Massachusetts Council of Churches, the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, the Alliance of YMCAs, the...

Tags: Property Tax Exemption, Massachusetts
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Nonprofits should be free of partisan politics

For more than 60 years, an important provision in the federal tax code, the Johnson Amendment, has protected 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations from being drawn into partisan politics, such as endorsing or opposing candidates for public...

Tags: Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment, Advocacy
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Grateful for efforts to help charitable giving in Oklahoma

We are thankful that donors, nonprofits, community leaders and board members contacted legislators and reminded them of the importance of the charitable giving incentive.

Tags: Oklahoma, Charitable Giving Incentives
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Malloy would cut local aid deeply to offset eroding CT tax receipts

“Connecticut is indeed facing massive fiscal difficulties, but the budget released today will leave some people without essential care,” said Gian-Carl Casa, president of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, the state’s largest coalition of...

Tags: State Budgets
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Lobbying bonanza begins over Trump tax plan

Republicans lawmakers and Trump’s advisers have said that the deduction for charitable donations will be preserved, but the not-for-profit sector is still nervous.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives
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Tax-exempt property faces state scrutiny

"Nonprofits are a huge part of the Massachusetts economy but they also provide a lot of social services and work with local governments on the biggest societal challenges," said Jim Klocke, CEO of Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, a Boston-based...

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs
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Keep Nonprofits Nonpartisan

The New York nonprofit sector supports individuals and communities by providing needed resources, including affordable housing, child care, youth development, job availability, healthcare services, access to well-performing schools.

Tags: New York, Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment
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Nonprofits back preserving limits on political endorsements

“The repealing of this amendment adversely impacts the whole premise of what nonprofits are formed to do,” said Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Michigan, Oklahoma, Maryland
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A Message to Congress — Keep Charities and Foundations Nonpartisan

Nonprofit advocacy is a critical part of public discourse and sound public policy.

Tags: New Jersey, Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment

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