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Stories with subject: Corporate giving
  • Delaware lawmakers eye budget vote procedures 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 6:02 pm

    NEW CASTLE, Delaware - Democratic leaders of the legislature's budget-writing committee don't seem interested in changing voting requirements for passage of the state's annual spending plan.

  • Airbus donates $500K aircraft part to SD School of Mines 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 2:28 am

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota - An aircraft manufacturer has donated a 20-foot-long airplane part valued at $500,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to support education and research efforts.

  • Indian corporation gives $35 million to Carnegie Mellon 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 4:01 pm

    PITTSBURGH - A global information technology services firm is giving Carnegie Mellon University $35 million to fund a new research and education facility.

  • Official peeved over ethics vote takes it out on charities story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 2:32 pm

    FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick County councilman known for peevish behavior is protesting the tightening of local ethics rules by halting his company's charitable donations to community organizations.

  • 'Dark money' case puts AG Paxton's office against big donor 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 12:17 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - An ethics investigation into an influential conservative group has brought Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office into court against a major donor who guaranteed a $1 million loan for his campaign last year.

  • Lincoln offers $6.6M to help build company's new office 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 12:08 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - A software company's new $32.2 million seven-story headquarters being planned in Lincoln will receive $6.6 million in public money.

  • Foundation raises $500K to send students to Catholic schools 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 11:22 am

    TOPEKA, Kansas - The Catholic Education Foundation has raised more than half a million dollars under a new state program to help children from low-income families attend private schools in northeast Kansas.

  • Proceeds from 100 rifles to go to sick Kansas girl 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 7:31 pm

    WICHITA, Missouri - A gun manufacturer is donating the proceeds from 100 .22 rifles to raise money to help a southeastern Kansas girl with pulmonary hypertension pay for expenses related to her illness.

  • Conservative donor Koch urges end to 'corporate cronyism' 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 9:31 pm

    DANA POINT, California - Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate for ending "corporate cronyism" - even if those policies help their businesses.