Counties are urging Congress to enact legislation to address the deferred maintenance backlog and the deteriorating state of infrastructure on federal public lands.

Coconino County, Ariz. Supervisor Elizabeth Archuleta testifies June 18 before a Senate committee about federal land deferred maintenance needs and possible solutions. Photo by Chris Wathen

Deferred maintenance backlog causing concern to counties

On June 19, the U.S.

EPA officially finalizes Affordable Clean Energy rule, replacing the Clean Power Plan

On May 7, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a request for comments on a proposal to change how the official poverty measure (OPM) is adjusted for

NACo submits comments on proposed changes to poverty threshold

The U.S. Senate is expected to consider bipartisan legislation in the next few weeks would reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, a federal cash assistance program for low-income families with children. The bill (H.R.

U.S. Senate to consider TANF reauthorization bill extending program through FY 2019

On June 18, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access and Strengthening Accountability Act (H.R. 3253), a bipartisan legislative package extending Medicaid coordinated care programs important to counties.

U.S. House approves Medicaid legislative package containing key county priorities

On June 20, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S.

EPA & Army Corps requests comments on potential changes to compensatory mitigation regulations

Tim Boncoskey 

Board Member
Chief Deputy Assessor
Maricopa County, Ariz.

Number of years involved in NACo: 13

Profiles in Service - June 24, 2019

The NACo resolutions process provides members with the ability to participate in national policy decisions affecting county governments.

NACo's 2019 Proposed Resolutions and Platform Changes Packet

Berks County, Pa. Commissioner and NACo Northeast Region Representative Christian Leinbach testifies before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenues about the importance of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction to county governments

NACo testifies on the importance of the state and local tax deduction

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