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
Policy BriefUnfunded Mandates and Other Regulatory Impacts on Counties
Policy BriefUrge your Members of Congress to support passage of H.R. 2772 to restore advance refunding 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.
Aug. 5, 2019
This week's video includes legislation that would permanently repeal the Cadillac Tax, introduction of the Restore the Partnership Act, the beginning of the August recess and more.
Reports & Toolkits |
Aug. 2, 2019
The August recess in the federal legislative calendar provides a unique opportunity for county leaders to communicate with members of Congress, demonstrate the impact of your efforts in your communities and advocate for the federal programs that help to strengthen local programs and initiatives.
Jul. 23, 2019
NACo Executive Director Matthew Chase testifies before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations on the important role counties play in our nation’s current federalist system
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Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee
Commissioner Franklin County, Ohio
County Assessor Iron County, Utah
Supervisor Fresno County, California
Treasurer Sandoval County, New Mexico
Auditor/Commissioner of Elections Black Hawk County, Iowa
Diane Dillon (County and Tribal Relations)
Supervisor Napa County, California
Ricky Hatch (Elections)
Clerk/Auditor Weber County, Utah
John Wilson (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
County Assessor King County, Washington
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Mike Brown (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Commissioner Johnson County, Kansas
Jason Carini (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Treasurer Rogers County, Oklahoma
Sidney Fitzpatrick (County and Tribal 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
Councilmember Maui County
Brian Kruse (Elections)
Election Commissioner Douglas County, Nebraska
Alysoun McLaughlin (Elections)
Deputy Election Director Montgomery County, Maryland
Dolores Ortega-Carter (Fiscal Policy and Pensions)
Treasurer Travis County, Texas
Tonia Tunnell (Elections)
Director, Learning & Development Maricopa County, Arizona