Public Policy

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Bill to Expand Foundation Scholarship Programs Introduced in House; Ways and Means Unveils Tax Reform 2.0 Summary; Senate Finance to Hold Hearing for Treasury/IRS Nominees; Senate Seeks to Avoid Shutdown Threats by Bundling Spending Bills; Primary Runoff Election Held in Georgia; and Kentucky Lawmakers Look to Modernize Laws for Nonprofits, Texas Attorney General at Odds with Localities Over Sick Leave, New York City Comptroller Calls for Prompt Contracting Reforms.

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Senators, Worried About a Decline in Charitable Giving, Request Information from Treasury; House to Vote on Appropriations “Minibus” with Johnson Amendment Rider; Treasury Rolls-Back Donor Disclosure Requirements, Wyden Disapproves; Tax Cuts 2.0 Update; 2018 HUD Award Winners Honored; White House Legislative Affairs Director Moving On; Primary Runoff Election Held in Alabama; and Four-State SALT Lawsuit, States Consider Expanding Overtime.

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Council Sends Letter to the Hill on UBIT Concerns; Rettig Comments on Johnson Amendment, SALT Workarounds in Senate Finance Hearing; President Trump Nominates Judge Kavanaugh to Replace Justice Kennedy; Council and FEMA Announce New Partnership to Assist in Disaster Coordination; New W-4 Form Receiving Pushback; In the States: Localities Increasingly Deny Property Tax Exemption, States Preparing for the 2020 Census.

Daniel J. Cardinali, president and CEO of Independent Sector, led a discussion on the extensive, bipartisan research conducted in 2016 of 1,300 voters nationwide on their perspectives on the work of charitable organizations, societal influence, and participation in the policymaking process. Mr. Cardinali and other speakers from charitable organizations discussed the public policy implications of this research.

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement; Rettig Hearing; House Leaders Willing to Discuss UBIT Issues for Tax Reform 2.0, Says Brady; President Trump Unveils Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government; Treasury Releases Complete List of Opportunity Zones; Treasury targets SALT workarounds; Spotlight is on New York Following Major Upset in Democratic Primaries; Massachusetts Meets in the Middle on Ballot Measures, New Jersey Mandatory Online Registration.