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As 2012 agenda unfolds, to raise or cut taxes is the big question

With the worst of the recession behind them, governors are laying out their priorities for 2012. Republican hopes for tax cuts and Democratic plans for tax hikes will likely dominate the discussion.
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Michigan Chamber of Commerce Unveils Top 2012 Legislative Priorities and ... - Sacramento Bee

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Unveils Top 2012 Legislative Priorities and ... - Sacramento Bee | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Michigan Chamber of Commerce Unveils Top 2012 Legislative Priorities and ...Sacramento BeeBy Michigan Chamber of Commerce LANSING, Mich., Jan.
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Wisconsin recall effort quiets legislature, energizes voters

Wisconsin recall effort quiets legislature, energizes voters | State Chambers | Scoop.it

Opponents of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker are expected to deliver petitions with more than 700,000 signatures on Tuesday (January 17) supporting his recall The effort is likely to divert voters’ attention this year away from...

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What is Capital Campaign Fundraising?

What is Capital Campaign Fundraising? | State Chambers | Scoop.it
A Capital campaigns is run by Fundraising consultants who are paid to raise money that becomes allocated for equipment, structures, and automobiles.
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Obama fundraising could fuel a small economy - Fox News

Obama fundraising could fuel a small economy - Fox News | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Fox NewsObama fundraising could fuel a small economyFox NewsThe pace of campaign fundraising has led to widespread complaints about the influence of money in politics.
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Connie Mack reports exceeding $500K fundraising goal – Central ...

“While the campaign will be tallying our fundraising results for the next several days, I am pleased to report that it appears we will achieve, if not exceed, that goal.” The money is in addition to what Mack had available in his ...
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Wikimedia Raises $20 Million, Sets New Record in Fundraising ...

Wikimedia Raises $20 Million, Sets New Record in Fundraising ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Wikimedia Foundation's annual fundraising campaign reached a successful conclusion today, having raised a record-breaking $20 million from more than one million donors in nearly every country in the world.
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6 Practical Ways to Keep Your Organization's Spirits High During a ...

6 Practical Ways to Keep Your Organization's Spirits High During a ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
When you get involved with a major fundraising campaign, you'll hear lots of clichés. One of the most frequent you'll hear is that a fundraising campaign is like a marathon. Pace yourself. Save some energy for the back half of ...
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Planning A Cheerleader Fundraising Event | Philippines Press ...

Planning A Cheerleader Fundraising Event | Philippines Press ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Try to keep your volunteers inspire throughout the fund elevating campaign. Try to construct excitement into your cheerleader fundraiser so you'll come out with the most efficient results possible. Ensure that everybody that's ...
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UN Foundations Nothing But Nets Wins Best Fundraising Campaign ...

The United Nations Foundations Nothing But Nets — a global, grassroots campaign to end malaria in Africa — and the National Basketball Association (NBA) won the PR News Nonprofit PR Award for Best Fundraising ...
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AP Approves of Obama's 2012 Strategy of Virtually All Campaigning ...

AP Approves of Obama's 2012 Strategy of Virtually All Campaigning ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Therfore, he would use "aggressive campaign fundraising and use executive action to try to boost the economy." Thus, his "re-election year will focus almost exclusively on executive action" at the rate of "at least two or three ...
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How are pro-Israel funders factoring into the GOP primary ...

How are pro-Israel funders factoring into the GOP primary ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Several recent exposes reveal how Gingrich has skirted campaign finance rules to raise millions of dollars in unlimited donations from billionaire backers and big industry, with his ability to attract capital showing signs of abiding.
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11 Ways to Jump-Start Economic Growth: Not Increasing the Deficit Edition

11 Ways to Jump-Start Economic Growth: Not Increasing the Deficit Edition | State Chambers | Scoop.it
National Journal has looked at ways to boost job creation and economic growth that would require an increase in the budget deficit. In this installment, NJ turns to ways to jump-start the economy without spending any money.
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Legislative Leaders Attend Agriculture Summit

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It came as no surprise to attendees of the Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit that agriculture is one of the few sectors in the country running a positive trade balance.

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New Leaders Take the Reins to Reign in 2012

New Leaders Take the Reins to Reign in 2012 | State Chambers | Scoop.it

By the end of this week, 38 legislatures will be officially in session including several operating with new leaders. The most notable leadership changes are in the Mississippi House and the Virginia Senate where 2011 elections led...

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Alabama governor's education plan draws controversy

Alabama governor's education plan draws controversy | State Chambers | Scoop.it
The governor of Alabama wants to shore up the state budget by moving money from an education fund to general revenue accounts. Plenty of politicians in both parties wonder whether thats such a good idea.
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Capital Campaigns from the Ground Up: How Nonprofits Can Have ...

Capital Campaigns from the Ground Up: How Nonprofits Can Have ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Moving easily from preparation to design to fundraising, Capital Campaigns from the Ground Uppresents a comprehensive approach to coordinating these efforts. This practical, clearly written handbook will help you: ...
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Governor to push for billions for transportation

Governor to push for billions for transportation | State Chambers | Scoop.it

When Gov. Chris Gregoire gives her State of the State speech Tuesday, she will argue that lawmakers and voters should support billions of dollars in improvements to roads, ferries and transit.

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New leaders renew hopes in new year - South Bend Tribune

New leaders renew hopes in new year - South Bend Tribune | State Chambers | Scoop.it
New leaders renew hopes in new yearSouth Bend TribuneOur mayors heard strong messages from their constituents during the campaigns related to economic development and the need for new capital investment and job opportunities here in our community.
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Florida public broadcasters search for solutions to their funding crisis

Florida public broadcasters search for solutions to their funding crisis | State Chambers | Scoop.it
A stroke of the governor's veto pen left broadcasters scrambling to replace lost aid. At WUSF Public Media, they shut down a program to read periodicals for the blind, laid off two people and declined to replace two more.
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California Political Stories to Watch in 2012 - Capital Notes (blog)

California Political Stories to Watch in 2012 - Capital Notes (blog) | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Capital Notes (blog)California Political Stories to Watch in 2012Capital Notes (blog)And that's news all by itself, because tribes have been largely absent from big state political campaigns for the last seven years.
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College Republican National Committee - Obama Campaign Woos ...

College Republican National Committee - Obama Campaign Woos ... | State Chambers | Scoop.it
The figure has become an established marker of success for the 2012 campaign; if he raises $1 billion he's doing well, if not, he could be in for some rough times. But in a recent fundraising video Obama's campaign manager ...
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In 2012, Obama to press ahead without Congress «

In 2012, Obama to press ahead without Congress « | State Chambers | Scoop.it
The president will keep up a robust domestic travel schedule and aggressive campaign fundraising and use executive action to try to boost the economy. Partisan, down-to-the-wire fights over allowing the nation to take on ...
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Charitable campaigns in Franklin County area continue striving for goals - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Charitable campaigns in Franklin County area continue striving for goals - Chambersburg Public Opinion | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Charitable campaigns in Franklin County area continue striving for goalsChambersburg Public OpinionLocal organizations have raised more than $2.43 million as part of their capital campaigns for various projects around Franklin County.
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Fundraising isn't for the fearful

Fundraising isn't for the fearful | State Chambers | Scoop.it
Fundraising isn't for Fraidy Cats ... As nonprofit Fundraisers, we have lots of fears too, like ... Fear of not making our campaign goals. ... Can you plan fundraising campaigns now event though naysayers advise against it?
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