Supreme Court Voids Overall Campaign Donor Limits

Posted on 04/2/2014 by |General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsBy Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want as long as they abide by limits on contributions to each individual campaign. In a 5-4 vote won by conservative justices, the court struck down limits in federal law on the total amount of money a contributor can give to candidates, political …

A Happy, Healthy 77th Birthday for Social Security

Posted on 08/14/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Media RelationsToday marks Social Security’s 77th Anniversary.  That’s 77 happy and healthy years the program has run and never missed a payment to Americans who rely on it more than ever and want it there not just for themselves but also for their children and grandchildren.  But fewer jobs offer pensions and as younger Americans struggle to save for retirement, Social Security could hold even more importance, especially as more than one in three working households age 21 to 64 has …

GreatNonprofits Kicks off 2011 Health Campaign to Recognize Top Nonprofits

Posted on 06/10/2011 by |Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringThis is a guest post by Siena Witte, Marketing Manager of GreatNonProfits. “As the parent of a ten-year-old boy with Spina Bifida, I find SBAA to be an indispensable source of information and support. They provide some of the most valuable services imaginable to families who are dealing with Spina Bifida,” writes Tod J. Tod J’s experience with Spina Bifida Association of America is a powerful demonstration of one of the many ways nonprofits can truly make a difference for those …