Twenty-eight nonprofit organizations across Newport County received grants by the Rhode Island Foundation totalling more than $187,000. The Newport County Fund supports organizations engaged in enriching arts and culture, community and economic development, education, environment, health, and human services throughout Jamestown, Little Compton, ... (more)
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent HARRISBURG - A new political nonprofit claims to be holding Gov.
Paul Templer of Beverly Hills fought a terrific battle - and lost an arm - to a hippo in an African river.
Even a broken clock is right twice a day. Missouri liberal Claire McCaskill called on federal officials to be fired over the IRS conservative targeting scandal.
Owners of the Habitat for Humanity homes outside of Granbury, Texas, endured months of scrutiny and background checks, invested 300 hours of house-building labor and waited a full year for a chance to own their own home.
The victim appears to be a white male about 5'10" to six feet tall and weighs about 175 to 200 pounds with a military style haircut.
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There is growing interest in IRS procedures for determining certain groups' rights to tax exempt status. As is so common in this period, some have sought to make a case for political implications; many agree that the matter should be addressed objectively.
But after losing a two-year fight with a Fortune 500 company determined to buy their beautiful, 104-year-old property and turn it into a boutique hotel - even though it wasn't for sale - the women of the Anna Louise Inn have to leave the neighborhood.
Fire Commission Chairman Richard Popilowski, at a public meeting earlier this year, has decided to resign his post after a complaint was filed over his potential conflict for fundraising on behalf of the United Way among firefighters.
The recent media scandal over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups has sparked debate about how groups spend money to influence politics -- and breakdowns in how the government tries to regulate them.
The outrage over the IRS's conduct in targeting certain tax-exempt groups is based on a misunderstanding.
The IRS division responsible for flagging Tea Party groups has long been an agency afterthought, beset by mismanagement, financial constraints and an unwillingness to spell out just what it expects from social welfare nonprofits, former officials and experts say.
In this column, Mandeep Tiwana, policy and advocacy manager of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, writes that civil society organisations around the globe face grave threats to their efficacy and existence.
Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service operated with small budgets and rarely displayed overt partisan activities, according to an Associated Press review of public tax filings by 93 such activist groups.
A nonprofit run by former Jacksonville Port Authority board member Reggie Gaffney overbilled Medicaid by almost $1.4 million, according to an audit by the state Agency for Health Care Administration.