Performance metrics have become especially important for counties in face of rising state and federal mandates, decreasing funding shared by states with counties and multiplying state limitations on counties’ ability to raise revenue.
Counties are working to break cycles of multigenerational poverty across the country. Learn how counties can provide high-quality services to children and families by sharing service provision with partners.
In an era of fiscal constraints, counties are developing innovative solutions to serve their residents. The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Council of County Association Executives (NCCAE) are key partners in helping counties meet these challenges.
The quickest way to receive assistance from public safety officials is by dialing 911. According to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), federal, state and local governments manage, fund and operate 7,050 public-safety answering points (PSAPs) throughout the country.