Washington Snapshot

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Attention shifts from health care to tax reform; Mnuchin pushes for “clean” raise to debt ceiling; Wray confirmed as FBI Director; In the States: Challenges to Property Tax Exemptions.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 1:57pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate begins debate on health care, tax reform continues moving forward; Update on Treasury personnel; President Trump issues EO for Commerce Department; In the States - State budgets remain in flux, NYC arts funding plan to promote diversity; Johnson Amendment is subject of blog post.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Council submits tax reform comments to Senate Finance Committee; Tax Reform Update: House committee approves budget, takes first legislative step towards tax reform; Senate Finance Committee to consider Mr. Kautter’s nomination today; In the States: Michigan court clarifies property tax exemption; California nonprofits object to burdensome contracting legislation.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:30am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Health care debate slows other legislative action, but Congress is still ramping up for tax reform; House Appropriations Committee to consider Johnson Amendment provision in a bill markup today; Senate Finance to hold confirmation hearing for Kautter; Trending in Legal Affairs - Funding public charities that lobby when multiple funders are involved.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Hill Briefing on Charitable Giving and Tax Reform; Tax Reform Update: Brady Insists on Complete Overhaul Instead of Mere Tax Cuts; Senate Delays Health; Care Vote, Complicates Tax Reform Timeline; In the States: Lack of budgets in three states creating challenges, calls to action; Demonstrating nonprofit impact in St. Louis.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate Finance Chairman calls for input on tax reform; Health care seems to gain steam in Senate; HUD announces it will begin accepting unsolicited proposals for research; In the States - Delaware charitable deduction at risk.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: CHARITY Act is reintroduced in Senate; Tax Reform Update - Freedom Caucus weighs in on tax reform; Senate continues work on health care legislation; Deadline for addressing debt limit more fluid than previously thought; In the States - Budgets and late nights at the legislature, Massachusetts considers linking nonprofit salaries and property tax exemptions, States seeking Medicaid waivers; Giving USA 2017 report is released.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress must address a packed agenda before getting to tax reform; "Johnson Amendment" may be discussed in House hearing; DOE aims to reduce regulations following EO; President Trump unveils infrastructure plan in budget; In the States: Nonprofits ratchet up pressure to break Illinois budget impasse; Texas bans governments from seeking sermon disclosures.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Take Action - Extend the Charitable Deduction to All Americans; Tax Reform Update - Competing legislative priorities complicate tax reform prospects; State Reliance on Federal Funds; New York Revitalization Act Amendments Go into Effect.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Ways and Means holds tax reform hearing, tension builds around border adjustment idea; New research estimates sharp decrease in giving under proposed tax code changes; Trump administration releases FY 2018 budget; In the States - New York nonprofit contractors take on City Hall, Texas two-step on nonprofit independence and public disclosures.