TRENTON, N.J. | FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

NonProfit University Blog

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Business blocking cheaper generics FDA names drugmakers accused n.j. AP) — U.S.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. General -game wagering Atlantic City gambling industries n.j. AP) — The imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza for gambling industries and sports leagues.

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MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. | Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash

NonProfit University Blog

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) Continue reading MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. General Hackettstown Police Sgt MOUNT OLIVE n.j. AP) — A school bus and dump truck collided on a New Jersey highway Thursday, injuring multiple people, according to police.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Sports Atlantic City Jersey's Stockton University multibillion-dollar business n.j. AP) — Now that the U.S.

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MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. | Multiple deaths after school bus collides with dump truck

NonProfit University Blog

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) Continue reading MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. General MOUNT OLIVE Multiple deaths n.j.

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TRENTON, N.J | Quick release of gun data called trailblazing and troubling

NonProfit University Blog

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) Phil Murphy Gun control n.j.

How ACLU NJ Defines Social Media Success: The First Important Measurement Step

Beth Kanter's Blog

When nonprofits started to read and apply our book, ” Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ,” I noticed this tweet from the ACLU in NJ showing a white board capturing their team meetings to define success for social media. ACLU-NJ social media kitty.

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Diversify Now

NonProfit University Blog

Ambulance Service Miami-Dade County Mayor Patterson NJ Patterson NJ recalls nonprofit grants Was it a Good Trade I just don’t get why, after the past seven years, any nonprofit would need a lesson in the essential importance of having diversified funding streams.

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Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

NonProfit University Blog

NEWARK, N.J. Five individuals were sentenced yesterday for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S.

Former Middlesex Borough Fire Inspector Admits Conspiring To Commit Strongarm Extortion

NonProfit University Blog

NEWARK, N.J. – A former fire inspector for Middlesex Borough and other New Jersey municipalities today admitted conspiring with another person to commit a strongarm extortion, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Billy A.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Hard Rock granted casino license in Atlantic City

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.

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Illegal Alien Admits Unlawfully Returning To The United States And Failing To Register As A Sex Offender

NonProfit University Blog

CAMDEN, N.J. An El Salvadorian man previously convicted for sexually assaulting a child today admitted to failing to register as a sex offender after unlawfully returning to the United States and traveling to New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Chicken Hits the Fan

NonProfit University Blog

Lawrence Township (NJ) has now asked all of its nonprofits to pay 25% of what they would pay if they were paying “real” taxes. The world is a tough place these days for nonprofits. Not exactly a news flash.

Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty To Unauthorized Possession Of Official Federal Agency ID

NonProfit University Blog

NEWARK, N.J. A former IRS attorney today admitted possessing a federal agency identification card without authorization and using it during multiple traffic stops, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Deon Owensby, 42, of Trenton, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S.

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New Jersey News: Governor Murphy Nominates Patrick Callahan as Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police

NonProfit University Blog

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced his nomination of Colonel Patrick J. Callahan to serve as the Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. Colonel Callahan has led the New Jersey State Police with honor and integrity,” Governor Murphy said. “He

New Jersey News: Governor Murphy Appoints Bill Castner as Senior Advisor to the Governor of Firearms

NonProfit University Blog

Trenton, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointment of Bill Castner as Senior Advisor to the Governor on Firearms for the state of New Jersey.

ELIZABETH, N.J | Ex-NFL player: Police fabricated evidence for gun charge

NonProfit University Blog

ELIZABETH, N.J.— Authorities manufactured evidence to pursue a gun charge against a former NFL linebacker even after another man admitted lying about getting a weapon from the player, a lawsuit alleges.

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Zero Sum Pie Tastes Bitter

NonProfit University Blog

Articles charities Community Impact Fund donors IRS Form 990 New Jersey NJ Divisions of Consumer Affairs processing fee United Way United way of Buffalo and Erie CountiesWhy does the scrutiny always get focused on the charities instead of the funders?

New Jersey News: Governor Murphy Nominates Tracy Thompson as Insurance Fraud Prosecutor of the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor

NonProfit University Blog

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy nominated Tracy Thompson to become insurance fraud prosecutor of the Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, a position which is subject to the advice and consent of the State Senate. “I

Best Benefit Ever: Matching Workers With Auto Shops

Associations Now

A lot of associations have a job board, but the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers/New Jersey (AASP/NJ) takes a different tactic. Call the AASP/NJ Labor Pool today and let us know that you are available,” the association states on its website.

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How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

Beth Kanter's Blog

Says Eliza Stram, ACLU-NJ Communications Associate, “I was able to make the sometimes intimidating prospect of tweeting approachable and very doable. By answering the public’s questions in a video Udi became an accessible, humorous, and more personal face for the ACLU-NJ.”

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News Revenue Hub Expands as Journalism Membership Programs Grow

Associations Now

” The first five members of the group were InsideClimate News , NJ Spotlight , Honolulu Civil Beat , The Lens , and PolitiFact. NJ Spotlight , which has attracted $86,000 in donations, has tiers that start at $35.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.2.16

Reid All About it

Amanda Kaiser of Kaiser Insights (the brains behind the Smooth the Path blog) and AH (aka Association Headquarters, an NJ-based AMC) are conducting the study. 120 days left in the year—what do you still want to accomplish? Have you contributed to the community as much as you’d like?

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Friday Buzz: Concrete Evidence on the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships

Associations Now

A new report from the NJ Policy Research Organization provides a comprehensive look at how integral the bonds that tie businesses, associations, state governments, and academia are to economic success.

No Smoking on Planes: Lung Association Reflects on Major Legislative Win

Associations Now

Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and then-Rep. A quarter-century ago, the American Lung Association successfully made the argument to Congress that smoking shouldn’t be allowed on planes.

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Stressed? Color Yourself Calm

Beth Kanter's Blog

Anne Marie Miller shared that they gave adult coloring books & crayons out at their Art Matters booth at the NJ League of Municipalities conference last month.

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I’m Doing Giving Tuesday Not Black Friday: One Week To Go!

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’m spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ. I’m spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ. The Story of Stuff Project made this video to inspire more people to choose family over frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday.

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Senate Bill Aims to Reform Federal Checkoff Programs

Associations Now

A bipartisan bill recently introduced into the Senate would require that industry-funded checkoff programs disclose their budgets and refrain from lobbying. The legislation is a response to controversies involving some checkoff boards in recent years.

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Amid March Madness, Gaming Group Calls for Regulated Betting System

Associations Now

D-N.J.) $ 29 The average bet placed per March Madness bracket, according to the American Gaming Association. AGA says about 40 million people fill out about 70 million brackets each year, and half of all NCAA tournament viewers have filled out a bracket at least once in their lifetime.

You’ve Got to Read This: January 4, 2011

Reid All About it

Newark NJ mayor Cory Booker also spent many hours with his shovel and mobile Twitter application. I took a break during the holidays to enjoy time with my family and friends.

Reads of the Week: March 22, 2013

Reid All About it

Old Howard Johnson’s at Asbury Park, NJ (Photo by mbtrama/Flickr). . Every time I see the word media in this post by Jeff Jarvis, I think associations. He talks about media’s business model : “building a pay wall around content because content is valuable, damnit.”

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Passengers Group Cautions Against Too-Stringent Rail Safety Measures

Associations Now

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) urging the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement new safety measures across the nation’s passenger rail systems. After the recent foiled terror plot on a high-speed Paris-bound train, U.S.

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Transportation Group Hopes Annual List Guides Infrastructure Decisions

Associations Now

The next most congested locations are in Fort Lee, N.J.; The American Transportation Research Institute’s annual list of the most congested areas for trucks offers decision makers information they can use to deal with problem spots on highways.

New Jersey Tech Council Has Its Eye on Post-Embargo Cuba

Associations Now

The more leaders we have, the better,” NJTC President and CEO James Barrood told NJ Biz. The technology trade group plans to take at least half a dozen executives from the state to Cuba, with the goal of eventually taking advantage of the country’s business opportunities.

The Subjects Most Often on Association Professionals’ Minds

Association Adviser

“The staff and board feel we communicate our value prop, and yet our members don’t always feel that,” lamented Carol Meerschaert, director of marketing and communications for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association in Fairfield, N.J. As our annual Association Communication Benchmarking Report gets underway, we started checking in with our readers to see which topics and issues are most on their minds.

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Senate Bill Adds New Twist to Limits on Conference Spending

Associations Now

Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Jeffrey Chiesa (R-NJ), Mike Enzi (R-WY), and John McCain (R-AZ). A new measure introduced last week has a one-conference-per-group provision that could severely limit agencies’ interactions with organizations in related industries.

MASAE Event Thursday

Moving through the Association World

This week I am heading up to Princeton, NJ for the upcoming MASAE event, Top Legal Issues for Tax-Exempt Associations. In keeping with my New Year's resolution I am working on attending as many educational opportunities as I can. With this upcoming event focusing on legal issues, it fits right in with one of the areas I need more experience and education in. It also helps that the event is only an hour away and fits into the old budget.

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Is A Downer News Cycle A Factor in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Success?

Beth Kanter's Blog

Technology rock stars have also joined the bandwagon, including Bill Gates , Robert Scoble , and Mark Zuckerberg (who was challenged to do this by Chris Christy, Governor of NJ).

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Normalcy, Resiliency, and “Boston Strong”

Guilt by Association

That night, from a friend’s living room in Westfield, N.J., Today, my community is trying to regain some sense of normalcy. On this sunny, mild Sunday, I did some yard work, watched a little bit of baseball, and bought groceries. Much has been made of “Boston Strong,” and I do believe in it.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Web Manager , Electrochemical Society (Pennington, NJ) – “manage the Society’s internal and external websites. Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring?