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Legislative Round-Up | January 2024

Congress avoided a government shutdown by approving short-term funding until early March. The temporary measure, signed into law by President Biden, will run until March 1 for some agencies and extends funding for other parts of the government until March 8. Thus, in roughly a month, Congress will face another funding challenge to keep the government open.
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Congressional Spotlight: Senator Ted Budd (R-NC)

Each month The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) introduces you to a member of Congress who is a leader on legislative matters important to our TNPA community, with representation from both parties. TNPA had the opportunity to ask Senator Ted Budd (R-NC) a few questions. TNPA has enjoyed getting to know Senator Budd, and looks forward to continuing to work closely with him.
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Legislative Round-Up | November 2023

The interim funding package adopted by Congress last month runs out on January 19 for part of the federal government, with the remaining funding for other parts of the government expiring on February 2. These deadlines will be quickly upon us, an issue of critical concern for charitable organizations. Nonprofit organizations (NPOs) are already being pushed to the limit to help people in need.
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Congressional Spotlight: Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

Each month The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) introduces you to a member of Congress who is a leader on legislative matters important to our TNPA community, with representation from both parties. TNPA had the opportunity to ask Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) a few questions. TNPA has enjoyed getting to know Senator Peters, and looks forward to continuing to work closely with him.
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Legislative Round-Up | October 2023

Wednesday, October 18, was a busy day for TNPA, with 14 executives coming from across the country to Washington, D.C., for a day that included ten meetings in the Senate. It was a nonstop effort for our volunteers, who had meetings with three Senators and the staffs of seven other Senators. The focal point of the day’s meetings was continuing to build momentum for the enactment of the Universal Charitable Deduction — the Charitable Act, S. 566, the legislation led by Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE).
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Legislative Round-Up | September 2023

Despite the opposition of The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) and many organizations involved in third-party data, on September 14, 2023, the California Legislature adopted SB 362, which would be harmful to nonprofits that fundraise in California. The legislation would create a “delete my information” provision whereby consumers/donors could request removal from all California-registered data brokers — there are over 500 California-registered data brokers — with a single click.
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Legislative Round-Up | July 2023

On July 19, The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) conducted another of its Capitol Hill Days. This one was special on two levels. It was TNPA’s first in-person Hill Day since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — TNPA conducted six virtual Hill Days via Zoom meetings with members of Congress and their staffs between then and April 2023 — and it was TNPA’s first-ever Catholic Development Council (CDC) Hill Day, with members of the CDC joining us.
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Congressional Spotlight: Senator John Thune (R-SD)

Each month The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) introduces you to a member of Congress who is a leader on legislative matters important to our TNPA community, with representation from both parties. TNPA had the opportunity to ask Senator John Thune (R-SD) a few questions. TNPA has enjoyed getting to know Senator Thune, and looks forward to continuing to work closely with him.
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Legislative Round-Up | June 2023

Following the May 17 bipartisan introduction of the House version of the Universal Charitable Deduction bill, the legislation has added four new cosponsors. The legislation was originally introduced by a group led by Representative Blake Moore (R-UT), along with Representatives Chris Pappas (D-NH), Michelle Steel (R-CA), and Danny Davis (D-IL). Now with the additional cosponsors, a total of eight representatives have signed onto the legislation. Their legislation H.R. 3435, the Charitable Act, is identical in language to the companion Senate bill with the same name, S. 566, the Charitable Act, which was introduced on February 28 by Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE).
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Congressional Spotlight: Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA)

Each month The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) introduces you to a member of Congress who is a leader on legislative matters important to our TNPA community, with representation from both parties. TNPA had the opportunity to ask Representative Suzane DelBene (D-WA) a few questions. TNPA has enjoyed getting to know Representative DelBene, and looks forward to continuing to work closely with her.
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