Conference

2019 NACo Legislative Conference

Mar. 2, 2019 – Mar. 6, 2019
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    2019 NACo Legislative Conference

    2019 Recap

    Nearly 2,000 county officials and partners participated in the 2019 NACo Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., focusing on federal policies that impact counties and our residents.

    We have compiled some key resources from the conference, including policy advocacy resources, media highlights, photos, videos and more. Also, the take-home press release template is designed for you to customize and share with your local media contacts.

    Conference Agenda

    Conference App

    Take-home press release

    REGISTER FOR NACo's ANNUAL CONFERENCE

    CONFERENCE WORKSHOP RECORDINGS

    Miss a workshop? Visit NACo’s Conference Learning Center to catch up! Search by topic or conference for easy access to NACo’s educational programming.

    COUNTY NEWS COVERAGE

    NACo's County News was reporting on-site at this year's conference, providing recaps and analysis of workshops, committee and task force meetings and general sessions.

    CONFERENCE VIDEOS

    View videos from the conference, including CSPAN coverage of Monday's general session, highlights from the keynote speakers, daily recaps and livestream recordings.

    Daily Video Recaps

    Each day we took a special look at the highlights from the conference. Watch daily video recaps and catch up on all of the action.

    Conference Resources

    Access key resources shared during the conference, including policy briefs, new reports, videos and the updated Counties Matter brochure.

    County Explorer

    During the conference, we debuted our brand-new County Explorer tool. The new tool is now more accessible and user-friendly, and sports a redesigned user interface which makes navigation simple, while maintaining familiarity. 

    NACo-NSA JOINT TASK FORCE TO STUDY INMATE HEALTH CARE RECIDIVISM

    NACo and National Sheriffs’ Association announced a joint task force to study inmate health care and recidivism at the 2019 NACo Legislative Conference

    NACo LAUNCHES MOBILE BROADBAND APP

    NACo has partnered with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) to develop a mobile app designed to identify areas with low or no connectivity to help ensure adequate funding for broadband infrastructure is provided across the country

    Conference Photos 

    Check out and download professional photos taken during the conference. Also, find all the photos shared by NACo and participants on social media by searching #NACoLeg.

    Saturday, March 2

    Sunday, March 3

    Monday, March 4

    Tuesday, March 5

    Conference Media Highlights 

    C-SPAN

    National Association of Counties Legislative Conference

    Route Fifty

    Finding the Flaws in the Federal Broadband Maps

    USDA Radio

    A New Mobile App to Accurately Map Level of Broadband Service Nationwide

    Broadband World News

    Broadband Map Gets Open Sourced via App

     

    Breitbart

    National Assoc. of Counties President: Trump Has ‘Opened the Door’ to Local Government More Than Any Other President

    Route Fifty

    Counties Push for Sustainable Public Lands Payment Programs

    StateScoop

    How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government

    Washington Examiner

    No reason for keeping felons from most jobs, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says

    Breitbart

    Trump Administration Launches Apprenticeship Website

    The Epoch Times

    Trump Administration Aims for 1 Million New Apprenticeships

    Featured Speakers

    Featured Speakers at the 2019 Legislative Conference Included:

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