Prepare your advocacy efforts ahead of the 2024 NACo Legislative Conference

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Key Takeaways

The 2024 NACo Legislative Conference will bring together elected and appointed county officials from across the country to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents. Attendees have the opportunity to engage in second-to-none policy sessions, meet the members of the 118th Congress and interact with federal agency officials.

Make the most of your advocacy efforts during the conference. Below, find key resources and explore the many policy advocacy opportunities for county leaders at this year's conference.

Federal Policy Summits

Monday, Feb. 12 | 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST

NACo will host three federal policy summits on Monday, February 12 on artificial intelligence, elections and resiliency.

Learn More About the Summits

Capitol Hill Day of Action


During the final day of the conference, we invite NACo members to participate in the Capitol Hill Day of Action, a unique opportunity for county leaders to directly engage with federal lawmakers and educate them on the vital role counties play in crafting and implementing public policy.

We encourage county officials to schedule meetings with your congressional representatives to advocate for key county priorities in the 118th Congress. Meeting with your members of Congress will ensure our federal partners have a better understanding of federal legislation and programs that directly impact counties.

Please use the links below to find your members of Congress.

Find Your Representative Find Your Senators

Federal Agency Expo

Tuesday, Feb. 13 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST

On Tuesday, February 13, we invite NACo members to participate in the Federal Agency Expo, an opportunity for county leaders to engage directly with representatives from 50 offices across 28 federal agencies.

This is a unique opportunity to discuss the needs of your county with those who administer many federal programs and grants. Please prepare to tell your county’s story and jumpstart federal involvement at the county level.

Learn More Full List of Participating Agencies

Featured Advocacy Resources


2024 Federal Policy Priorities

NACo supports federal policies and programs that equip county governments with the resources and flexibility needed to serve our residents effectively.

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2023–2024 American County Platform and Resolutions

The American County Platform is NACo’s permanent policy document, reflecting the philosophy and broad objectives of NACo’s membership.

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Policy Briefs

Explore the updated legislative policy briefs for NACo's ten policy steering committees.

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NACo Commission on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Launched in February 2023, the NACo Commission on Mental Health and Wellbeing brings together county leaders from across the nation to take action to address the ever-growing mental health crisis from the county government perspective.


Advancing Local Housing Affordability: NACo Housing Task Force Final Report

The final report from NACo's Housing Task Force offers an extensive look into the issues, presenting actionable strategies and federal policy recommendations.

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Primer for Counties: 2024 Farm Bill Reauthorization

Administered by the USDA, the U.S. Farm Bill helps counties make critical investments in infrastructure, economic development, workforce training, nutrition and conservation within some of our nation’s most underserved communities.