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The Washington Post Editorial Board recently called for the end of the policy of inmate Medicaid exclusion:

The Washington Post: "It’s time to end the callous policy of inmate Medicaid exclusion"

In The Principles of Scientific Management, Frederick Winslow Taylor wrote, “The principal object of management should be to secure the maximum prosperity for the employer, coupled with the maximum prosperity for each employee.” Prosperity, as he defined it, was about higher wages and, importantly, the development of each employee to his or her

Control Things, Manage Processes, Lead People

One of the federal government’s challenges in addressing the opioid epidemic springs from comparing the speed with which addiction can take hold and spread to the movement of bureaucracy.

The USDA’s Kirk Pearson talks solutions to rural problems at the WIR conference as HHS’ John Graham looks on. Photo by Hugh Clarke

Feds reposition to address rural challenges

The city of Spokane and Spokane County addressed their refuse woes with a waste-to-energy plant that is running well 27 years later.

Iron County, Utah Commissioner Alma Adams peers into the incinerator at the Spokane Waste-to-Energy plant, where temperatures top 2,000 degrees. Photo by Charlie Ban

Waste-to-energy plant stems garbage tide in Spokane

The Supreme Court has finally ruled in Nieves v. Bartlett that the existence of probable cause defeats a First Amendment retaliatory arrest case…with one small caveat.

Supreme Court rules for police officers in free speech case

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Upcoming Dates

12 Jul
2019 NACo Conference and Exposition
Date 07.12.2019 - 07.15.2019
12 Jul
NACo Annual Conference & Exposition
Date 07.12.2019 - 07.15.2019
3 Aug
County Commissioners Association of WV
Date 08.03.2019 - 08.05.2019

From the Director

26 March 2019
Another session of the WV Legislature has been completed, and WVACo found success this year in passi...
05 October 2018
We just held our 2018 Fall Board Meeting of WVACo at the Blennerhassett Hotel in Parkersburg - Wood ...
05 October 2018
Wow! Our new website! Welcome. What do you think?  Check it out: the counties' page that gives ...