News Briefs: Nonprofits oppose proposed federal tax overhaul ; report finds Mass. healthiest state

We are deeply concerned for the millions of people in need in our communities and across the country who rely on private funding for critical early education, out-of-school time programs and organizations that provide pathways out of poverty.” — Joint statement on proposed tax reform by United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts Nonprofit Network and Catholic Charities of Boston