Congress should shine a spotlight on the elected officials who vote to cut funding for programs that then must be picked up by a nonprofit sector that was pushed off balance and had its legs swept from under it.
Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) has introduced S. 2202, the Preparedness and Resilience Foundation Act. The bottom line is that tax dollars apparently are not enough and the federal government wants to be able to fundraise outside the scope of its actual authority.
Komen's controversy regarding the decision to pull money from Planned Parenthood was ill-advised, mistimed and strategically inept. The blame must be put at her doorstep as founder and chief executive officer.
United Way and Penn State were at the top of their games when egos got in the way. It has taken United Way a couple of decades to overcome one person's greed and lust. Let's see how long it takes Penn State.