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  • Media Matters refused SEIU's effort to organize its staff

    Despite a long history of supporting unions and workplace organizing, liberal nonprofit group Media Matters for America refused labor organizers when they submitted a petition to represent MMFA's own workers. According to a filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the watchdog group had...

  • Google challenges nonprofits on ideas to use Glass

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits. On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work. Five charities that propose the best ideas by May 20 will get a free pair of the glasses, a...

  • Salaries rising for fundraisers at top charities

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising money for charity has become lucrative work. A new study of 280 nonprofits released Monday by the Washington-based Chronicle of Philanthropy shows nearly 30 top fundraisers have been earning more than $500,000, and at least two surpassed the $1 million mark. The data...

  • Judge agrees to prevent removal of charity bins

    YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A judge has agreed for now to prevent a Michigan township from forcing the removal of a Maryland-based nonprofit's outdoor clothing donation bins from the area. U.S. District Court Judge Denise Page Hood this week granted a request by Planet Aid for a...

  • Nonprofit groups allowed to join Kauai law defense

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has decided to allow four nonprofit organizations to join Kauai County in defending a new law regulating pesticides and genetically modified crops in court. Syngenta Seeds, DuPont Pioneer, Agrigenetics Inc., doing business as Dow Agrosciences, and BASF Plant...

  • Civil War Trust reaches $40m goal in a hurry

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Civil War Trust has reached a $40 million fund-raising goal with more than a year to spare. Now the nonprofit battlefield preservation organization is looking to raise an additional $10 million. The trust says the drive is the largest fundraising project undertaken by...

  • APNewsBreak: Citi Foundation to aid 10 US cities

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Citi Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Citigroup Inc., will donate $50 million to improve youth employment opportunities in 10 large U.S. cities, the chairman of the organization told The Associated Press. The commitment, which will be funded over three years, has been...

  • New York attorney general recovers $1 million from former missionary group CFO

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday his office has recovered about $1 million that was allegedly embezzled from a Catholic missionary group by its former chief financial officer. Schneiderman The late Raymond Schroeck allegedly devised a...

  • Reno trial on faith-based fraud charges nears end

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled Monday afternoon in the trial of a Reno businessman accused of bilking the government out of $200,000 intended for nonprofits. The jury then will begin deliberations in the case involving Mike Stickler, whose Faith Based Services was one of...

  • IRS doubles down on lawbreaking with regulation to kill free speech

    Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects. They also would eliminate communications before elections that name candidates, even if done in a neutral...



From the Weekly Standard

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    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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