Mike Belarmino is a senior policy advisor at the Government Finance Officers Association. He previously served as NACo's Associate Legislative Director for Finance and Intergovernmental Affairs and Associate General Counsel.
On April 5, 2016, NACo and other state and local government groups submitted comments to the House Ways and Means Committee on how to preserve local tax authority amidst ongoing efforts to reform the United States' Tax Code.
The Public Employee Pension Transparency Act (PEPTA) is expected to be reintroduced soon in the 114th Congress. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) will once again lead the effort in the U.S. House of Representatives.