Community, Economic & Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to housing, community and economic development, public works, and workforce development including the creation of affordable housing, residential, commercial and industrial development, and building and housing codes.

Policy Platform 2023-2024

NACo recognizes the critical role of county governments in the overall economic vitality of our nation through the development of viable urban, suburban and rural communities. 

Updates & Analysis

Construction workers

DOL issues final rule on updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations

On August 8, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule to raise the prevailing wage standard for approximately 1.2 million construction workers under the Davis-Bacon and Davis-Bacon Related Acts.

Committee Chair

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Hon. Martha Schrader

Commissioner, Clackamas County, Ore.

Committee Contact

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Michael Matthews

Legislative Director – Community, Economic & Workforce Development