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.

Associations could use drones to monitor community


  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

The increase of drones may present opportunities for community associations to perform daily functions, Pamela Dittmer McKuen writes. The camera-equipped drones could be used to inspect buildings and … Read More

Congressional fix fails to address long-term defense budget concerns


  • Military Times

An agreement working its way through Congress that would boost defense spending in 2016 through overseas contingency funds has failed to address the ongoing uncertainty surrounding sequestration in fu… Read More

NYC agency ramps up sales of open space


  • Daily News (New York)

The New York City Housing Authority has sold more than 50 plots of open space to developers since 2013 to build affordable or senior housing, according to a review of records. The authority says the a… Read More