This week's video includes legislation that would permanently repeal the Cadillac Tax, introduction of the Restore the Partnership Act, the beginning of the August recess and more.

County Countdown — August 5, 2019

There are many lessons to be learned about administration and public policy from my personal very favorite hobby since childhood, astronomy. It is very hard to find a week, if not a day or two that goes by without some news of the latest discovery, tool or theory in this inspiring science.

Time: Our Most Precious Prize

Many life lessons are simple truisms that we learned as children and carry with us throughout our adult lives. One of the earliest and truest life lessons has to be “life’s not fair.” How many times did you hear that growing up? It was likely early in life that you realized just how true that short statement is.

Life’s Not Fair: Get Used to It

A task force made up of members of NACo and the National Sheriffs’ Association met July 14 to begin tackling a problem that sees people lose federal health benefits when they enter county jail.

NACo, sheriffs tackle loss of benefits in jail

Problem:

Inadequate funding for road improvements has left county roads in poor conditions.

Solution:

Crews use The Wirtgen 3800 recycler to recycle a road in Jackson County.

Road Recycling Improves County Roads

County Classifieds

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