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September 16, 2012

An Increasing Number of States Consider Steps to Limit Pay for Nonprofit Leaders

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Illinois State Rep. Greg Harris plans to introduce a measure this fall that will make it easier to spot high pay for leaders of certain charities.

While pay increases for executives at most large charities have been tempered by the weak economy, an increasing number of states are considering laws that seek to place limits on compensation for nonprofit leaders.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s execu...

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