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 BriefUnfunded Mandates and Other Regulatory Impacts on Counties
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.
Apr. 22, 2019
This week's video includes the U.S. Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt to become the new U.S. Secretary of the Interior, the release of payments for the Secure Rural Schools program to states, U.S. Department of Homeland Security grants for emergency preparedness and more.
Apr. 15, 2019
This week's video includes an update on the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule, efforts to repeal the 40% excise tax on high cost employer health plans set to take effect in 2022, testimony in support of the Economic Development Administration and more.
Apr. 8, 2019
This week's video includes a government funding deal that would lift spending caps and keep the appropriations process moving, debate on a disaster bill in the Senate, a bill funding Medicaid programs important to counties and more.
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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
County Assessor King County, Washington
Supervisor Sonoma County, California
Auditor/Commissioner of Elections Black Hawk County, Iowa
County Judge Tarrant County, Texas
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Commissioner Umatilla County, Oregon
Commissioner Big Horn County, Montana
Board Member Will County, Illinois
Board Chair Marathon County, Wisconsin
Commissioner Hamilton County, Tennessee
Deputy Election Director Montgomery County, Maryland
Treasurer Travis County, Texas
Registrar of Voters San Diego County, California