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Children’s Commission gains a foothold

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Indiana, like most states in the country, has no shortage of vulnerable, at-risk children. Indiana’s kids, however, may be more fortunate than others in that they have friends in high places. The state’s Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush and state Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) have been strong advocates […]

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Nonprofits can lobby

By Center for Nonprofits | Given the many crucial issues facing nonprofit organizations and the people they serve, it is more important than ever that charities become involved in the public policy debate. Yet too many people mistakenly assume that it is illegal for nonprofits to lobby. To the contrary, federal laws actually exist to […]

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Legislative session: few changes for nonprofits

Compiled by Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors | This year’s Indiana legislative session was not without controversy. Of the over 1200 bills that were originally filed for the session, several hundred made it through the entire process and were eligible for action by the governor. In addition, lawmakers approved a two-year $31 billion budget, which […]

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