Both the House and Senate introduced bipartisan proposals that would extend the Title IV-E child welfare waiver through FY 2021 and offer additional program resources to counties

Legislation introduced to extend child welfare waivers

On June 12, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) designated Opportunity Zones – the tax incentive program established under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) – as an official investment priority for the agency.

EDA designates Opportunity Zones as agency priority

Coconino County, Ariz. Supervisor Liz Archuleta testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on deferred maintenance needs on federal lands and potential solutions.

Congressional Hearing: Deferred Maintenance on Federal Lands

PACE Letter

2019 PACE Comment Letter NACo

Support County Priorities in a Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

Support County Priorities in a Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

2019 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

Photos from Washington, D.C. and counties across the country.

This Week in Photos: June 9 – 15

More county governments are moving towards using evidence-based policymaking to better serve individuals in their community and effectively use taxpayer resources. However, many localities lack the capacity to undertake rigorous data collection and analysis and program evaluation.

County-University Research Partnerships: Essential Elements for Successful Collaboration

President Trump signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid package June 6 that will provide additional funding for recovery efforts stemming from 2018 disasters.

Homes in the Travis County, Texas neighborhood of Graveyard Point wash in flood waters. Photo by Getty Images

President Trump signs $19.1 billion in disaster aid

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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
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