October 12, 2017

Daily News Roundup: GOP Tax Plan Could Put Charities at Risk

Top News

Analysis: The GOP Plan to Simplify Taxes Could Put Charitable Giving at Risk (The Washington Post). Also, see The Chronicle article about one nonprofit leader's estimate that giving could plunge $13 billion under a proposed GOP tax plan and our guide to what to look for as Republicans seek a tax overhaul.

In Historic Change, Boy Scouts to Let Girls in Some Programs (Associated Press)

USC Fundraising Executive Leaves Post Amid Sexual-Harassment Investigation (Los Angeles Times). Also, see Chronicle articles about unwanted advances as the price for a donor’s generosity; one fundraiser’s story of sexual assault on the job; and an opinion piece about tolerating sexual harassment from donors.

Undisclosed Deal Guaranteed Roy Moore $180,000 a Year for Part-Time Work at Charity (The Washington Post)

About Disaster Recovery

How Aid Is Being Delivered to Those in Need in Puerto Rico (NPR)

Opinion: Helping Get What's Needed Where It's Needed in Puerto Rico (The New York Times)

Donations for Las Vegas Shooting Victims Are Plentiful but Disjointed (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Luther Burbank Center Heavily Damaged by Calif. Wildfire (The New York Times)

Other News and Features

U.S. Will Withdraw From Unesco, Citing Its ‘Anti-Israel Bias’ (The New York Times)

Anti-Coal Effort Expands With $64 Million From Michael Bloomberg (The Hill)

For Dignity and Development, East Africa Curbs Used-Clothing Imports (The New York Times)

A Billionaire's Quirky Quest to Create a Mecca for Bob Dylan Fans in Tulsa (The Washington Post)