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November 2, 2014, Comments Off

On the cusp of the Nov. 4 election, the documents detail all of the candidates’ receipts and expenditures for the third quarter of 2014, which saw a frenzy of fundraising in many districts.

The IRS Form 990, a public record that is filed on an annual basis, is a vital tool for researching the operations and finances of nonprofit groups. The form notes at the top that it is "open to public inspection."

Public records on nonprofits: Review of groups funded by Buncombe County highlights disclosure laws

October 21, 2014, Comments Off

On the cusp of Carolina Public Press’ new Nonprofit Disclosures workshops, here’s how to find key information on local organizations that get gove ...

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Documents reveal financial, professional ties of WNC state legislators and challengers

October 14, 2014, Comments Off

Statements of Economic Interest, which must be filed yearly, offer a wealth of data on personal stakes that could sway public policy decisions in Nort ...

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2 new charter schools proposed in WNC

September 30, 2014, Comments Off

Among the 40 public charter schools recently proposed to open across North Carolina in the fall of 2016 were two located in Western North Carolina.