2019 Montana Legislative Leadership is Set

November 15, 2018 Montana Democrats and Republicans from both chambers caucused in Helena on November 14  and decided on leadership for the upcoming session. ​Leadership for the 69th Legislative Session...

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November 15, 2018 / Comments (0)

Making Sense of the Midterms from the Nonprofit Perspective

November 12, 2018 The dust has settled, and it’s safe to say no one in Montana is entirely happy with the midterm election results, and no one is entirely unhappy either. So how do we make sense of the...

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November 12, 2018 / Comments (0)

MNA Weighs in on IRS Proposed Changes to Tax Credit Regulations

November 8, 2018 MNA’s public comment on IRS proposed changes to tax credit regulations recently gained notice for recommending credits related to an endowment be exempted from the new rules. The...

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November 8, 2018 / Comments (0)

2018 Midterm Election Summary

November 8, 2018 As of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, most but not all Montana voting precincts have returned results. We offer the following overview, understanding some results might change. Total...

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November 8, 2018 / Comments (0)

Director’s Column: Candidates at the Conference and More

October 25, 2018 No matter how the upcoming election comes out, nonprofits will have our work cut out for us in 2019. In addition to a host of issues at the federal level, we will be working with the...

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October 25, 2018 / Comments (0)

MNA’s Public Policy Council Submits Comment on Proposed Montana Endowment Tax Credit Rule Change

October 10, 2018 October 10, 2018 Internal Revenue Service CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-112176-18) Room 5203 P.O. Box 7604 Ben Franklin station Washington, DC 20044 Re: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/Contributions in...

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A Ruling in Favor of Campaign Finance Transparency

September 25, 2018 Transparency in campaign finance took a step forward when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in a longstanding case centered on disclosure of donors to political campaigns. While...

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September 25, 2018 / Comments (0)

In case you think the threat to the Johnson Amendment has gone away, it hasn’t.

September 6, 2018 If anything, the noise is building. In a closed door meeting on August 27, the President reportedly spent a considerable amount of time discussing the Johnson Amendment; so did a recent...

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Be a part of National Voter Registration Day

September 6, 2018   National Voter Registration Day, begun in 2012, has helped more than 1.6 million Americans register or update their registrations. ​Nonprofits can get involved at any time, but...

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July 27 Director’s Corner

July 1, 2018 Don’t Hijack Nonprofits for Partisan Gain Liz Moore Executive Director, MNA  Efforts to limit the influence of anonymous donors in elections took hits last week on two fronts; in both...

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July 1, 2018 / Comments (0)

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