This NACo toolkit for new Members of Congress highlights the county role in implementing key federal policies and programs as well as the importance of a strong intergovernmental partnership.

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Senate Rules Committee considers elections and AI legislation ahead of 2024 General Elections

Senate Rules Committee held business meeting on May 15 to markup and consider legislation on the role of artificial intelligence in elections.

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U.S. Senate eyes funding the Affordable Connectivity Program through broader telecommunications package

The ACP is under a short timeline to receive additional funding. After May 31, all 23 million enrolled households will cease to receive any benefit from the program. Several Senate proposals could lead to expedited passage of funding to save the program.

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Legislation to restore advance refunding for tax-exempt municipal bonds introduced in U.S. House of Representatives

The Local Infrastructure Financing Tools (LIFT) Act would restore advance refunding of tax-exempt municipal bonds, a critical tool for county municipal finance.