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.

Project enables seniors to use discounts for charity


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Older Americans can redirect money they would have saved through senior citizens discounts to nonprofits of their choice through the Boomerang Giving project, which launched nationally this month. The… Read More


Hagel resigns as Obama retools


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Defense chief Chuck Hagel is stepping down at President Barack Obama's request, as the White House and Pentagon recalibrate their strategy in the face of the increasing threat from the Islamic State. … Read More

Md. city boosts tourism efforts after designation


  • Bayside Gazette (Berlin, Md.)

Berlin, Md., has increased tourism planning after being named "America's Coolest Small Town" by Budget Travel magazine. Tourism officials across Maryland are preparing to seek funding from the state. … Read More