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Stories with subject: Nonprofit business and finance
  • Nonprofit insurers struggle in new marketplaces 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:03 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A smorgasbord of options and lower prices for consumers were two of the chief selling points for President Barack Obama as he promoted his overhaul of the nation's health insurance industry, predicting Americans would see "competition in ways we haven't seen before." Companies were even started as a way to encourage innovation and competition, namely 23 consumer-run, co-op insurers created with the help of $2 billion in federal loans.

  • Nonprofit seeks state funds for child funerals 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:28 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - A nonprofit group on Tuesday urged Iowa lawmakers to take action on a bill to provide financial assistance for low-income families who can't afford to bury their children.

  • Political research group might sell Montana land 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 1:56 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - Employees of Project Vote Smart said the national political research group laid off six workers without notice over the past week, while a member of its executive board said the board is discussing selling the nonprofit's 50-acre ranch near Philipsburg and moving the operation to a university.

  • Outside groups active in Va. Medicaid debate 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:47 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - In the fight over Medicaid expansion in Virginia - a debate that could lead to a state government shutdown - two of the groups leading public relations efforts on both sides are opaquely funded nonprofits with ties to wealthy out-of-state activists.