County Exec Visits 50 Local Businesses
A decline in manufacturing and negative news coverage following the 2016 presidential election affected the image of Erie County, Pa.
Measure What Matters — Only What Matters
If you’re going to focus on action in an effort to accomplish something, anything, you’re going to want to measure it.
How else will you know if you’re making progress, getting better, achieving what’s possible and staying on track to reach your aiming points and realize your envisioned future state?Measure What Matters — Only What Matters
How Much Is In Your County’s ‘Rainy Day’ Fund?
A local government’s general fund financial reserves or “rainy day” fund is a safeguard against risks like recessions that blow a hole in the budget or extreme events that demand a quick and decisive public safety response.How Much Is In Your County’s ‘Rainy Day’ Fund?
Behind the Seal - May 13, 2019
Finding answers, together, to justice system challenges
County leaders gathered recently in Multnomah County, Ore. to learn how the county is improving its justice system and to share successes and challenges they face at home.
County leaders take notes during a Justice Peer Exchange meeting in Multnomah County, Ore., held April 11-12. Officials from around the country swapped justice system successes and challenges at the meetup. Photo by Vernon Smith
Stepping Up Resource Guide
An estimated two million annual jail admissions involve adults with serious mental illnesses (SMIs). Counties are at the forefront of this issue and recognize the need for systems-level change to help them better link people to treatment and services while improving public safety in fiscally responsible and effective ways.Stepping Up Resource Guide
W.Va. county fights HIV cluster among drug users
The infrastructure built to meet public health challenges has helped Cabell County, W.Va. address a recent HIV cluster among intravenous drug users.W.Va. county fights HIV cluster among drug users