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Nonprofit Campaign to Prevent Another Government Shutdown

February 4, 2019

Colleagues, The 35-day federal government shutdown ended with a temporary spending measure to give the President and Congress time to negotiate a resolution to their dispute without the ongoing disruption and pain inflicted on millions of individuals, nonprofit organizations, government contractors, and the public. That truce, in the form of a short-term funding bill, expires […]

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The Chronicle: Lee Sherman on the Administration’s Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government

August 16, 2018

Yesterday, an opinion piece authored by CEO Lee Sherman was published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, presenting a strong argument against parts of the Administration’s proposal to reorganize the government that would have a significant impact on the human service sector. Here is a short excerpt from the article: “Human services affect all of us […]

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Omnibus Spending Bill Supports Community Well-Being

March 28, 2018

Last week, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 to fund the government through the end of September. One notable aspect of the agreement is what was left out—the bill includes no language to repeal or weaken the Johnson Amendment. While the human service sector should be proud of this victory, Tim Delaney, CEO of the National […]

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Governing Magazine: “Tax Law Could Deliver Billion-Dollar Blow to Social Services”

January 18, 2018

Yesterday, Governing magazine published the article, “Tax Law Could Deliver Billion-Dollar Blow to Social Services,” which quotes NHSA CEO Lee Sherman. It also includes quotes and insight from NHSA board member David Thompson, from National Council of Nonprofits, and other sector leaders from Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Marlo Nash), American Public Human Services Association, and Independent Sector.

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Support for Nonpartisanship – Letter to Congress

April 5, 2017

Dear Members and Friends, Today, the Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship is being delivered to members of Congress. The National Human Services Assembly is proud to stand with our fellow nonprofits to fight for the Johnson Amendment to remain intact, which is crucial to helping the human service sector build and maintain well-being in our […]

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