Secretary Sonny Perdue came by his knowledge of agriculture the old fashioned way: he was born into a farming family in Bonaire, Georgia. From childhood, and through his life in business and elected office, Perdue has experienced the industry from every possible perspective.
On December 11, NACo will host a webinar with the State and Local Legal Center on the regulatory status of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS), a regulatory term used in the Clean Water Act to determine which waters and their conveyances fall under federal and state permitting authority.
NACo officers and members
President Mary Ann Borgeson spoke Sept. 23 at the Wisconsin Counties Association Annual Conference in Sauk County and Sept. 25 at the Montana Association of Counties Annual Conference in Cascade County.
NACo First Vice President Gary Moore, judge/executive, Boone County, Ky. is planning to attend the Association of Arkansas Counties (AAC) conference being held Aug. 21-24 in Garland County.
The August recess in the federal legislative calendar provides a unique opportunity for county leaders to communicate with members of Congress, demonstrate the impact of your efforts in your communities and advocate for the federal programs that help to strengthen local programs and initiatives.