All matters pertaining to the financial resources of counties, fiscal management, federal assistance, municipal borrowing, county revenues, federal budget, federal tax reform, elections and Native American issues.
Finance, Pensions & Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee
Restore Advance Refunding Bonds and Oppose Eliminating or Limiting the Tax-Exempt Status of Municipal BondsUrge your Members of Congress to support H.R. 5003 or similar legislation that restores advance refunding bonds and oppose any legislation that would eliminate or limit the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds.
Policy BriefContact your members of Congress and urge them to support legislation to permanently repeal the 40 percent excise tax on employer-sponsored health insurance that was included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed in 2010.
Policy BriefACTION NEEDED Counties should work with Congress to support legislation that would allow counties to enforce their existing sales tax laws regardless of whether a purchase is made in a store, online or through a catalog retailer.
Policy BriefContact your House and Senate members and urge them to oppose legislation that would grant certain industries (e.g. wireless, rental car, and online travel) preferential tax treatment and threaten the fiscal health of local governments.
Reports & Toolkits |
Aug. 10, 2018
As the August recess continues and we approach the midterm elections, members of Congress will spend more time in their home states and districts than they will in Washington D.C. between now and the end of the year. This provides an opportunity for county leaders to advocate for legislative and regulatory priorities right at home.
Jul. 24, 2018
Elections in the United States are administered in a highly decentralized process through which each state shapes its own election laws, which in turn shape the roles counties play in the months and weeks leading up to Election Day.
Reports & Toolkits |
Jul. 11, 2018
NACo encourages efforts to reduce the complexity of state and local sales and use tax laws and urges Congress to pass legislation codifying the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement, which reduces costs and administrative burdens on retailers that collect sales taxes.
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Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee
Commissioner Franklin County, Ohio
Supervisor Fresno County, California
Treasurer Sandoval County, New Mexico
Supervisor Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Commissioner Lake County, Ohio
County Assessor King County, Washington
David Rabbitt (County and Tribal Government Relations)
Supervisor Sonoma County, California
Grant Veeder (Elections)
Auditor/Commissioner of Elections Black Hawk County, Iowa
Glen Whitley (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
County Judge Tarrant County, Texas
Subcommittee Vice Chair
William Elfering (County and Tribal Government Relations)
Commissioner Umatilla County, Oregon
Sidney Fitzpatrick (County and Tribal Government Relations)
Commissioner Big Horn County, Montana
Mike Fricilone (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Board Member Will County, Illinois
Kurt Gibbs (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Board Chair Marathon County, Wisconsin
Warren Mackey (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Commissioner Hamilton County, Tennessee
Alysoun McLaughlin (Elections)
Deputy Election Director Montgomery County, Maryland
Dolores Ortega-Carter (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Treasurer Travis County, Texas
Michael Vu (Elections)
Registrar of Voters San Diego County, California