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NACo 2017 Achievement Awards/Counties Matter Challenge

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The National Association of Counties (NACo) recognizes innovative programs in county government through the Achievement Awards Program – an excellent opportunity for counties to promote successes and share best practices. Awards are given in 18 categories and one outstanding program from each category will be selected as the “Best of Category.” By applying for the 2017 Achievement Awards, entries will also be in the running for NACo President Bryan Desloge’s 2016-2017 presidential initiative, The Counties Matter Challenge: Brilliant Ideas at... Read more

Water Infrastructure Investments: Strategies to Improve Your County’s Resilience

In this October 2012 photo, Jim Davis kayaks through waters flooding Bowen's Wharf after Superstorm Sandy in historic Newport, R.I. With scientists forecasting sea levels to rise by anywhere from several inches to several feet by 2100, historic structures and coastal heritage sites around the world are under threat. A multidisciplinary conference is scheduled to convene in Newport this week to discuss preserving those structures and neighborhoods that could be threatened by rising seas. (Dave Hansen/Newport Daily News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) on this interactive webinar to learn how counties are innovating to improve the resilience of their county infrastructure, both by building new and retrofitting old. County officials and professional staff will discuss the strategies and tools they are using to prepare their counties for future disasters and every day wear and tear. This discussion will give county elected officials and staff members an idea of next steps they can take to make their... Read more

Rural Impact County Challenge: A National Effort to Combat Rural Child Poverty

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Recognizing the critical role local officials play in supporting innovation and change, the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the White House Rural Council have come together on a national initiative to help advance counties’ efforts to reduce the number of rural children and families living in poverty. The Rural Impact County Challenge (RICC) seeks to recognize and support counties making real difference in the lives of children in rural communities. Learn more... Read more

NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

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Join county officials, experts from the private and nonprofit sectors and other leaders from across the country for the 2016 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference and Exposition. This is your chance to exchange cutting-edge best practices and shape NACo’s federal policy agenda for the year ahead. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to access information and resources to address some of our most pressing challenges — the opioid and heroin crisis, criminal justice and mental health reform, transportation and... Read more

Connected Counties: Tech Innovations in Transportation

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​This National Association of Counties report features counties that are: 1) creating policies to explore research and testing of connected and autonomous vehicle technology, or 2) conducting research and testing the technology and its application themselves and with partners. While this study focuses primarily on the implications of driverless cars in passenger travel on roadways, this growing industry is poised to reshape transit and freight travel, as well. Learn more... Read more

Keeping Counties Moving: Freight Transportation as an Economic Development Engine

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​This National Association of Counties report describes how freight transportation investments can fuel local and regional economic development. The four counties featured in this report have leveraged multi-sector partnerships, public and private funding and regional planning activities to link freight planning with economic development strategies to promote economic competitiveness, create jobs and invest in local communities. Learn more... Read more

NACo Annual Conference & Exposition, July 22-25

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Join county officials, experts from the private and nonprofit sectors and other leaders from across the country for the 2016 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference and Exposition. This is your chance to exchange cutting-edge best practices and shape NACo’s federal policy agenda for the year ahead. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to access information and resources to address some of our most pressing challenges — the opioid and heroin crisis, criminal justice and mental health reform, transportation and... Read more

Keeping Counties Moving: Technological Innovations in Transportation, May 18

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​Join the National Association of Counties on this webinar to learn how counties are leveraging technological innovations to improve transportations systems and ready them for the future. This discussion will give county elected officials and staff an idea of where the transportation field is heading in the face of rapidly developing technologies and suggest next steps. May 18 from 2-3:15 p.m. EST. Learn more and register... Read more

Webinar: Keeping Counties Moving: Freight Transportation as an Economic Engine, May 5

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​Investments in maritime and inland ports, rail and multimodal facilities, and crucial connector networks enable cargo to move throughout the nation and across the globe. In turn, freight transportation provides an opportunity for direct and indirect economic benefits. This webinar, sponsored by the National Association of Counties, will look at freight transportation planning, investments and economic development strategies in Alameda County, California and Shelby County, Tennessee. Learn more on May 5 from 3-4 p.m. EST. Learn more and register... Read more

Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) believes a healthy city/county is economically competitive, inclusive and equitable. That’s why they’re calling on cities and counties across the country to join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, a partnership between the Aetna Foundation, the APHA and the National Association of Counties and administered by CEOs For Cities. $1.5 million will be awarded in prizes to cities, counties and federally recognized tribes most able to show measurable changes in health and wellness over... Read more
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