County News

Capital Loop - Oct. 16. 2017

Supreme Court starts new term

On Oct. 2, the Supreme Court officially began its 2017-2018 session. NACo signed onto two amicus briefs with the State and Local Legal Center for cases on the court’s docket. Read more

 

House, Senate finalizing budget documents

The House approved its budget blueprint, Oct. 5. The Senate is expected to vote on its budget resolution the week of Oct. 16. Read more

 

White House Opioid Commission holds third meeting

Pharmaceutical industry representatives who attended the commission’s meeting, Sept. 27, said that companies would support new limits to the number of opioid pills doctors can prescribe. Read more

 

Legislation moves to reauthorize CHIP

House and Senate bills contain significant differences in their funding structures that must be negotiated before a final reauthorization package is approved. Read more

 

NACo outlines county priorities to address catastrophic wildfires

The letter conveys NACo’s concerns about the increasing threat of catastrophic wildfires across the country, particularly on the nation’s federal forest lands.Read more

 

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Bev Schlotterbeck
Executive Editor
(202) 942-4249
bschlott@naco.org