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The Bright Lines Project focuses on encouraging the IRS to modify its regulations regarding tax exempt political activity so that the rules are clearer.


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Latest News

Julie Patel, IRS Chief Promises Stricter Rules for 'Dark Money' Nonprofits, Center for Public Integrity, (June 18, 2014),

Josh Hicks, Conservatives Not Swayed by Plan to Revise IRS Proposed Nonprofit Rule, Washington Post, (April 16, 2014),

Lisa Gilbert, Rising above the Partisan Fray, Most Organizations Call for IRS Rulemaking to Continue, Huffington Post, (April 10, 2014),

Larry Ottinger, IRS Should Take the Middle Ground on Nonprofit Politicking, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, (March 18, 2014),

Emily Peterson-Cassin, IRS Should Keep Eye on the Goal, The Hill, (February 27, 2014),

Diana Aviv and Lisa Gilbert, Regulating the "Dark Money" of Politics, New York Times, (February 24, 2014),

Peter Overby, IRS Wants to Tighten its Rule on Social Welfare Groups, NPR News, (January 27, 2014),