The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is a complex morass that will impact California’s 58 counties on wide variety of fronts – from budgetary to service delivery. For most county officials, there are currently more questions than answers.
The CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government has spent the past two days trying to answer some of those questions through a course that is providing county officials with a balanced, fact-based discussion on how federal health care reform is being implemented in California and its effect on county health, mental health and social services.
CSAC Institute has partnered with California State University-Northridge to offer an exclusive, executive-level Master of Public Administration degree program. If you’ve ever thought about taking that next step in your education … this is an opportunity you will not want to miss! The program is designed exclusively for California county staff and elected officials and will be focused on the challenges and opportunities counties face.
They came from throughout California — 54 strong as they prepare for their new role as county supervisor. They came together this morning in Los Angeles County for the first of two days of instruction in the CSAC New Supervisors Institute. Before listening to panels consisting of current supervisors, county administrators and county counsels , [...]
It’s hard to believe that another CSAC Annual Meeting is right around the corner, and in just three months we will be coming together in Los Angeles County. It’s even harder to believe that this will mark the 118th year that county leaders have been congregating to learn the latest news, discuss issues and challenges, and plan [...]
There was sadness throughout the CSAC offices this morning when we heard about the passing of Tim Hodson. Tim has been a longtime friend and contributor to our Association, working with us on many fronts in the pursuit of making government work the best that it can. While serving as the Executive Director of the [...]