Urban counties explore future innovations
Underground tunnels under construction in Clark County will serve as a high-speed public transportation system capable of moving 4,400 people per hour.
Steve Davis, president of The Boring Company, speaks to the Large Urban County Caucus July 13 at the NACo Annual Conference in Clark County, Nev. Photo by Denny Henry
Forge partnerships to improve your county’s health equity
Affordable housing, access to fresh food, and the abilities to get affordable prescriptions and protect children and the elderly from harm all improve health equity.
Wake County, N.C. Commissioner Sig Hutchinson talks up the importance of parks and open space to health equity Saturday at the Health Counties Advisory Board meeting. Photo by Denny Henry
County officials discuss prevention, management of disasters
Floods topped discussions at the Resilient Counties Lunch
Harris County, Texas Commissioner Rodney Ellis makes a point during Saturday’s Resilient Counties Lunch. Looking on are (l-r) Douglas County, Neb. Commissioner Chris Rodgers and Sonoma County, Calif. Supervisor James Gore. Photo by Leon Lawrence III
The Cap Times: "National task force working to reduce jail recidivism looks to Dane County as example"
White House rep celebrates administration’s relationship with counties
Doug Hoelscher, White House director of intergovernmental affairs, reaffirmed the administration's commitment to county governments, while speaking at the General Session.
Doug Hoelscher, White House director of Intergovernmental Affairs, addresses the Opening General Session at NACo's Annual Conference in Clark County, Nev. Photo by Denny Henry
Public art bridges gaps, strengthens communities
Public art brings people together and cuts across political challenges.
Mickey Sprott, Cultural Supervisor, Clark County, Nevada, speaks during the NACo Annual Conference Saturday at the Arts and Culture Commission meeting. Photo by Denny Henry
Magician connects principles of magic to leadership
David Kwong to General Session: "If you can get your audience believing that they are dictating how the trick goes, they will more readily buy into the illusion."
David Kwong mesmerizes the crowd Saturday at the Opening General Session of NACo’s Annual Conference in Clark County, Nev. Photo by Denny Henry
SBA chief touts Opportunity Zones, US-Mexico-Canada deal
Though Chis Pilkerton was pleased to report continued domestic economic growth, he and the Small Business Administration, where he serves as acting administrator, know that prosperity is not uniform.
Chris Pilkerton, acting administrator of the Small Business Administration, addresses the Opening General Session at NACo's Annual Conference in Clark County, Nev. Photo by Denny Henry