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Podcast: ForwardTogether during National County Government Month

NACo President Mary Jo McGuire addresses county officials at the 2024 Legislative Conference. Photo by Denny Henry

Key Takeaways

Mary Jo McGuire has seen a lot of the country’s counties, parishes and boroughs during the eight months of her term as NACo president and it’s given her a deeper appreciation for what makes county government work.

“What's inspiring to me about counties is that we work together and we need we know that we need to get the work done, we can’t let differences get in the way of that and so I’m very inspired when I visit counties throughout the country,” she said.

As April approaches, she spoke to the County News Podcast about National County Government Month seen through the prism of her presidential theme: ForwardTogether — connect, inspire and lead.

Top image: NACo President Mary Jo McGuire addresses county officials at the 2024 Legislative Conference. Photo by Denny Henry

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