The NACo Virtual Federal Policy Summit brought together county leaders, members of Congress, federal officials, thought leaders and other partners for informative sessions on the numerous policy decisions being made at the federal level that will impact county governments.
Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized infrastructure and elections Friday afternoon in her first in-person conference as vice president at the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2021 Annual Conference at the Gaylord National hotel and conference center in Prince George’s County, Md.
All eyes were on county election boards across the country as they burned the midnight oil to complete counts of a record number of mail-in ballots in the election.
It was no different in Pennsylvania.
“It was just all hands on deck,” said Robert Harvie, Bucks County, Pa. chair of the Board of Elections.
Weber County, Utah Clerk/Auditor Ricky Hatch testifies before the U.S. House Administration Committee on the critical role counties play in our nation’s elections system and the need for a strong federal-state-local partnership when establishing new policies.