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Satanists seek spot next to Ten Commandments monument on steps of Oklahoma’s Statehouse

December 11th, 2013

In their zeal to tout their faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including satanists who are seeking to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments monument on the Statehouse steps. The Republican-controlled Legislature in this state known as […]

Price of Board Inaction: $5.5-Million for One Charity

February 5th, 2013

Nonprofit board members who think they don’t face any risks if they provide lax oversight should pay close heed to the $5.5-million price tag the New York attorney general just put on inattentiveness.  Every board member should understand the strong message government officials were sending about the level of diligence expected from them, especially when […]

New York’s AG Proposes to Revitalize Nonprofits

February 24th, 2012

On February 16, 2012 the New York Attorney General’s Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization released their proposed plan to “enhance governance and oversight [of nonprofits] while reducing burdens.”  Some of the proposed changes include establishing a “revolving loan fund to extend interest-free loans to nonprofits,”  making New York nonprofit laws more “nonprofit-friendly,” and mandating independent oversight of […]

Cuomo Vows to Limit State Reimbursement

January 20th, 2012

The New York Times recently reported the highlights of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget and reform plan.  Part of Cuomo’s plan is to improve the monitoring and spending controls of nonprofit organization who provide services for the state of New York.  The governor plans to limit the annual state reimbursement for executive salaries at state-subsidized nonprofit […]

NY AG Taking Another Look at Cause Marketing

November 18th, 2011

Breast cancer awareness month is causing the attorney general of New York to question some organizations engaged in cause marketing during such month.  Cause marketing involves a promised benefit to a charity with the sale of a certain product.  During breast cancer awareness month, many items were purchased with the promise that such purchases would support breast […]

Arizona & New York Investigating 9/11 Organizations

September 1st, 2011

After 9/11 many new charities were created intending to help those affected by 9/11.  Years later it has become apparent that some promises may not have been kept by the charities.  As a result, at least two states (Arizona and New York) have decided to launch an investigation into the 9/11 charities.  The Associate Press […]

New York to Investigate Executive Compensation

August 9th, 2011

Last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he has put together a task force to investigate executive compensation for nonprofit organizations.  The scope of the investigation has been limited to only those nonprofits that receive taxpayer subsidies from the state of New York.  However, New York is just another state to add to the […]

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