2 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News
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.
6 hrs ago | Institute for Southern Studies
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.
The Internal Revenue Service controversy dogging President Barack Obama is hardly the first time a White House and the tax agency have been accused of political meddling and bias.
The Largo-based nonprofit that gained the spotlight for stepping up to help a Palm Harbor child who lost both legs in a lawn mower accident last month is now drawing fire for its founder's criminal past.
Members of the House of Representatives are scheduled to vote Thursday to repeal all of Obamacare.
EWEB meeting rooms that have been open to community and nonprofit groups for years may no longer be available starting next October if EWEB goes through with leasing out the second floor of its North Building.
One Fund Boston has gained official tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service, meaning contributions are tax-deductible. IRS Spokesperson Peggy Riley confirmed to Patch that One Fund Boston was granted official 501 status by the IRS, which is also posted on One Fund's website .
Bringing a carry-on can mean leaving the airport with a lighter wallet, and South Florida experts say those baggage fees aren't going anywhere.
Jonas Kelsall and Rob Reeves were brothers in all but blood. They were childhood friends in Shreveport who went on to earn a place on Navy SEAL Team 6. In a video at the service for Chief Petty Officer Reeves, mourners watched him grow from a little boy to a man.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains.
Attorney Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday strongly defended the far-reaching probe in the disclosure of security information by the Associated Press and said American lives were jeopardized when the wire service revealed details of a foiled plot to detonate a bomb on a U.S.-bound airplane last year.