Responsible for all matters pertaining to housing, community and economic development, public works, and workforce development including the creation of affordable housing and housing options for different populations, residential, commercial, and industrial development, and building and housing codes.
Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee
Policy BriefUrge your House and Senate members to restore funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) to $1.2 billion for FY 2018. The HOME program, funded through the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) appropriations bill, has been cut by over 50 percent since FY 2010.
U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA): Support Essential Seed Capital/Gap Financing for Local Job CreationUrge your members of Congress to support level funding for the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in the FY 2018 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill. EDA funding is important to counties because it helps local communities achieve long-term economic growth based on local and regional priorities.
Support Local Development and Infrastructure Projects: The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) ProgramACTION NEEDED
Support Workforce and Local Business Development: the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)Urge your members of Congress to support level funding for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs as Congress considers funding for FY 2019. Funded through the Labor, Health and Human Services (Labor-HHS) appropriations bill, WIOA programs provide important financial and other resources to support a demand driven workforce development system that meets the needs of business and jobseekers alike.
Jan. 2, 2019
NACo works to preserve local decision making, to protect counties from unfunded mandates and local preemption and to strengthen the federal-state-local partnership.
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Dec. 13, 2018
Key county victories achieved in rural development, nutrition, conservation
Sep. 20, 2018
As the governing authority over the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the farm bill is critical for counties who are responsible for delivering and administering vital services to many of our nation’s vulnerable families.
Join a steering committee and make a difference. Learn more about getting involved in NACo's Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee:
Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee
Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
County Judge Wise County, Texas
Commissioner Miami-Dade County, Florida
Commissioner Orange County, North Carolina
Board Member Will County, Illinois
Pamela Lancaster (Work Force)
Supervisor Hall County, Nebraska
Larry Nelson (Housing)
Supervisor Waukesha County, Wisconsin
John O'Grady (Economic Development)
Commissioner Franklin County, Ohio
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Tony Guillory (Housing)
Police Juror Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Brenda Howerton (Work Force)
Commissioner Durham County, North Carolina
Drucilla Jackson (Housing)
Commissioner Sumter County, Alabama
Stanley Primozich (Economic Development)
Commissioner Yamhill County, Oregon
Martha Schrader (Economic Development)
Commissioner Clackamas County, Oregon
Kathryn Starkey (Work Force)
Commissioner Pasco County, Florida
2Mar2019ConferenceMar. 2, 2019 – Mar. 6, 2019
3Mar2019MeetingMar. 3, 2019 , 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1May2019MeetingMay. 1, 2019 – May. 3, 2019
15May2019ConferenceMay. 15, 2019 – May. 17, 2019
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. As an attendee you’ll have the opportunity to participate in second-to-none educational sessions, interact with federal officials and participate in congressional briefings and meetings.Learn More