Most 501(c)(3) organizations are familiar with the restrictions that prohibit 501(c)(3)s from supporting or opposing any candidate for public office. Once an election is over, however, many public charities are unsure about which rules apply. Can they congratulate a winning candidate? Ask the winner to take action on their charity’s main priorities? The answers are ―”Yes” and “Yes” – within limits.
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Posted by Shyaam Subramanian on April 15, 2017
When the American Health Care Act (ACHA) was first publicly released on March 6, 2017, health advocacy groups across the country were alarmed at the devastating impacts the bill could have especially on people enrolled in Medicaid, lower-income seniors, and rural communities.