2023 NACo Legislative Conference


2023 NACo Legislative Conference

The NACo Legislative Conference brings together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.
Sun. February 12
6:00 pm

NACo Conference-wide Football Watch Party

Sun. February 12 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pmInternational Ballroom, Concourse Level
Mon. February 13
9:30 am
11:30 am

Join us for an informal lunch where attendees will have an opportunity to engage with over 70 federal agencies and discuss the unique role county governments play in our nation’s intergovernmental partnership and how those agencies can help your county succeed.

Full List of Participating Agencies

2:30 pm

NACo Broadband Summit on Local Coordination and Digital Equity

Mon. February 13 | 2:30 pm to 4:30 pmColumbia 6 & 8, Terrace Level

Counties are preparing for an unprecedented investment of federal funds in high-speed internet deployment and digital equity efforts from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The High-Speed Internet For All Summit will bring together critical federal partners, state broadband office directors, and other key stakeholders. The summit will also elevate the central role of counties in digital equity initiatives to ensure historically marginalized and underrepresented communities receive equal access to the next generation of high-speed internet services.

NACo Public Lands Summit on Wildfire and Resiliency

Mon. February 13 | 2:30 pm to 4:30 pmJefferson & Lincoln West, Concourse Level

Congressional and federal agency leaders will gather with county officials to discuss the implementation of new statutes granting funding and flexibility to federal lands agencies. In recent years, Congress has given agencies new authorities to engage in cross-boundary forest treatments, support local timber economies and make landscapes less fire prone. Officials will discuss these efforts and potential statutory changes in the 118th Congress.

NACo Summit on Mental Health Solutions

Mon. February 13 | 2:30 pm to 4:45 pmColumbia 9 & 10, Terrace Level

Congressional, federal agency leaders and national thought leaders will gather with county officials to discuss priorities for curbing the ongoing mental health crisis, including strengthening the local crisis response infrastructure, policy solutions for addressing substance use disorder, and enhancing behavioral and mental health services for justice-involved individuals.

Tue. February 14
9:45 am
11:15 am
11:30 am

County Capitol Hill Day of Action

Tue. February 14 | 11:30 am to 4:00 pmOffsite
4:30 pm
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