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.

2 Ind. conservancy nonprofits to merge


  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Natural Biodiversity and the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy in Indiana have merged to form a single organization, a move that will help both nonprofits work toward their goals for conservation. The merg… Read More

Reid: Immigration riders on Homeland Security bill "out of line"


  • Defense News

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is criticizing immigration riders attached to U.S. Department of Homeland Security funding legislation. "All we have to do is look around the world: cyber at… Read More

City issues addressed in State of the Union speech


  • Next City

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address touched on issues that cities face, such as minimum wage increases, civil unrest, education, infrastructure and helping small businesses expand. Read More