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July 26, 2013
State legislature will let Pennsylvanians decide who defines "what a public charity is" and thereby who's eligible for tax exemptions.
"The role of nonprofit organizations in providing charity while enjoying tax-exempt status will get a higher profile in Pennsylvania in coming months. State lawmakers are setting the stage for having statewide voters decide the constitutional question of whether the Legislature or courts should ultimately define what a public charity is for tax-exempt purposes." -- Robert Swift, the Scranton Times-Tribune