“They give that money with the best intentions, hoping it will help carry out some of the priorities they have deemed to be important. Unfortunately, in some instances, government will have long-time partnerships with nonprofits, and some of them are on autopilot, as opposed to, ‘Are we putting our dollars in the highest impact, highest priority areas right now?’”
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) -- The Illinois General Assembly last week backed a constitutional amendment to overturn a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allowed unrestricted campaign spending by corporations.
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