Making Sense of New Federal Funding Tools: Opportunity Zones and Pay for Success
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 included provisions to incentivize results-driven investments in economic development in communities across the country.Making Sense of New Federal Funding Tools: Opportunity Zones and Pay for Success
Maximizing Employee Performance by Managing Employee Experience
Employee experience is the key driver of personal achievement, team performance and organizational effectiveness and the linchpin to sustained value. Are you creating employee experiences that leverage talent and realize optimal performance? Join Dr.Maximizing Employee Performance by Managing Employee Experience
Outlook for Federal Policy Issues in the 116th Congress
Join the NACo legislative team for a rapid-fire discussion on the top issues facing counties, including health care, entitlement reform, transportation and infrastructure, public lands management and payments, environmental regulations and much more.Outlook for Federal Policy Issues in the 116th Congress
Reimagining County Behavioral Health Crisis Response Systems and Policies
Without alternatives to jails and emergency rooms, law enforcement and other first responders have few options for diverting people who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. NACo is partnering with Arnold Ventures to improve America's crisis response system through the Data-Driven Justice project.Reimagining County Behavioral Health Crisis Response Systems and Policies
2019 #NACoLeg Video Recaps
HUD secretary: Opportunity Zones can lift distressed areas out of poverty
Taking advantage of Opportunity Zones and streamlining regulations are two ways that county officials can help create more affordable housing in their communities, HUD Secretary Ben Carson told county officials Tuesday morning at NACo’s 2019 Legislative Conference.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson speaks with NACo Second VP Gary Moore during the general session of the NACo Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., Tuesday March 5. Photo by Denny Henry.
Sheriffs’ association teams with NACo on Medicaid inmate exclusion policy
NACo is teaming up with the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) to try to put a stop to a practice that leads to more problems — people who lose their Medicaid benefits when they’re locked up in jail, NACo President Greg Cox announced Monday.
Jonathan Thompson, CEO and executive director, National Sheriff's Association, speaks during the general session at the Legislative Conference on Monday March 4. Photo by Denny Henry.
Trump administration to push for ‘a million apprenticeships’
President Donald Trump, who popularized apprenticeships in his TV show, “The Apprentice,” is pushing to make apprenticeships an even bigger part of the American workplace, Labor Sec. Alexander Acosta told the Opening General Session audience Monday morning.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta takes the stage at Monday's general session. Photo by Denny Henry.