December 9, 2008
Balancing State and Local Budgets on the Backs of Charities
In Pennsylvania, as in many states, balancing state and local budgets is of paramount importance. Governor Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania has proposed, as one solution to the budget conundrum, redefining the term "charity" so that health care organizations ans similar profitable charitable nonprofits are not defined as "charitable" under state law. Here is an excerpt from the December 9, 2008, issue of the Times-Tribune of Scranton Pennsylvania:
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And don't forget that intermediate sanctions (Sect. 4958) was originally passed as a "revenue raiser," projected to bring in $66 million/year.
Posted by: Barnaby Zall | Dec 9, 2008 6:36:51 AM