Government & Nonprofit

Lead Editor: James daSilva

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SmartBrief covers the news surrounding state and local governments, defense issues, advocacy concerns and the work of the United Nations Foundation.

Libya's UN envoy: Stability key to restoring civil society


  • Huffington Post, The

Libyan intellectual and civil society could rebound if United Nations-mediated peace talks are successful, says Ibrahim al-Dabbashi, Libya's UN ambassador. Rebuilding the country will require people w… Read More

Majority leader agrees to bring Ex-Im Bank bill up for vote


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he will let the reauthorization of the Export Import Bank come to a vote by the full Senate, despite his opposition to the bank. "American businesses, large… Read More

Maine city police chief poised to become acting manager


  • Portland Press Herald (Maine)

The Portland, Maine, City Council is set to appoint police Chief Michael Sauschuck as acting city manager. A permanent manager is expected to be hired by July 1. Read More