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.

Kathy Calvin: Eradicating poverty by 2030 is possible

9/30/2014

  • MSNBC

The world has "halved poverty in the last 15 years, and we know we can get there in 2030 to eliminate it," said Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. Giving girls the oppor… Read More

Could aircraft demand be headed for a correction?

9/30/2014

  • Aviation Week & Space Technology

Some experts are warning that the appetite for aircraft may be dulling soon, with a correction coming for which the aerospace market should prepare. The aviation "industry is still subject to event ri… Read More

Opinion: Calif. open-space district uses innovative financial tactics

9/29/2014

  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

An open-space district in California is funding park improvements with the help of a $300 million bond -- the second-largest parks funding measure in the history of the state. The success of the bond … Read More