Tag Archives: legislation

Congress Should Be Pointing the Finger Back at Itself

As we continue to wait (ergo, another snail) for the Office of Management and Budget to issue the final 2012 Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement (surely it’ll be posted online any minute now, surely it will), I thought I’d give some…

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Congress: So Close, But Yet So Far

Just when you thought that Congress might actually manage to push through its year-end policy agenda and adjourn for the holidays, there’s been yet another twist in the story.

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House Committee Opens Its Legislative Process to Public

Given the often rancorous debates that happen around legislation, particularly around anything that involves funding, a brush with the appropriations process leaves a lot of folks cold.

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L/SFR Sneak Peek: WIA Reauthorization Advancing in Senate

(This post is excerpted from an article in the July 4 Local/State Funding Report.) A bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) that expired in 2003 is advancing in the Democratic Senate, but its ultimate passage faces long…

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Pending Oregon Legislation Raises Debate Over Administrative Cost Ratios

The state legislature in Oregon is currently deliberating a bill that raises some interesting questions for nonprofits and charitable organizations. If enacted, the Oregon bill, would establish an administrative cost ratio for charitable organizations that requires them to spend at…

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