Zach George

Legislative Assistant

Zach George joined NACo in March 2016 and serves as a Legislative Assistant. He is responsible for writing and editing blog articles, conducting legislative research and providing legislative support for Environment, Energy and Land Use; Transportation; Telecommunications and Technology; and the Gulf Coast Counties and Parishes Coalition. In addition, he serves as the staff liaison for the National Association of Counties LGBT Leaders & Allies. Previously, he served as a Membership Associate for NACo.

Zach graduated from the University of Kansas in December of 2015 with B.A.s in Political Science and Public Administration and a minor in Public Policy. Prior to joining NACo, Zach served as Student Body Vice President at the University of Kansas.

More from Zach George

  • County News

    Judge revives WOTUS rule in 26 states

    The Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule released in 2015 under the Obama administration is now officially in effect in 26 states after a federal judge in South Carolina issued an injunction on the Trump Administration’s efforts to delay the controversial 2015 rule.
  • County News

    Next stop, Senate, for Interior bill

    The House passed the FY19 Interior-Environment Appropriations bill July 19 that would fund the Department of the Interior (DOI), the Forest Service (USFS) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), among other key programs and federal agencies.


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