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Longtime New Mexico lawmaker focus of criminal investigation

Jul. 28, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating longtime New Mexico legislator Sheryl Williams Stapleton's possibly illegal connections to a company that received more than $5 million in contracts to do business with the school district where she works and whether she got financial...

Houses of worship to get nearly $1M to increase security

Jul. 26, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fourteen nonprofits and houses of worship in New Hampshire are getting a total of nearly $1 million in federal funds to help increase their security. The money is coming from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, the state's congressional...

Founder of Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama departing

Jul. 24, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The founder and chief executive of the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama will leave the nonprofit organization at the end of the year, the group said in a statement. Isabel Rubio, who has led the Birmingham-based organization for 20 years,...

Complaint alleges group funneled data from RNC to lawmakers

Jul. 20, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

Washington (AP) — A prominent conservative group funneled valuable information about Republican voters between the Republican National Committee and state lawmakers, a move that violated its nonpartisan status and tax law, according to a whistleblower complaint filed Tuesday with the...

Cultural, humanities nonprofits to share $1M in funding

Jul. 12, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Cultural and humanities nonprofits in Rhode Island are sharing nearly $1 million in federal coronavirus funding to help them recover from the pandemic, officials said Monday. The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island Council...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jul. 12, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. July 11, 2021. Editorial: Another snub by lawmakers, another increase in tuition at Iowa’s public universities Iowa’s three public universities have two major sources of revenue: state appropriations and tuition. ...

Israel's SpaceIL secures funds for new lunar mission

Jul. 11, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — SpaceIL, the nonprofit Israeli initiative whose spacecraft crashed on the moon two years ago, said Sunday that it has secured $70 million in funding to make a second attempt at a lunar landing. SpaceIL said the new pledges means that it has raised...

New operator chosen for NYC ice rink formerly run by Trump

Jul. 06, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A consortium of businesses and nonprofits will run Central Park's Wollman rink, one of four recreational concessions that were operated by Donald Trump's company until the city canceled its contracts with the former president, the city Department of Parks and Recreation...

Rhode Island launches incentive program to benefit charities

Jul. 06, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The more people in Rhode Island who get vaccinated against COVID-19, the more charities in the state stand to benefit under a program announced Tuesday by Gov. Daniel McKee. Under the COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Fund, for every 5,000...

High court: California can't collect charity top donor names

Jul. 01, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered California to stop collecting the names and addresses of top donors to charities, calling the state's requirement a “dragnet for sensitive donor information." The justices voted 6-3 along ideological lines to...