The state’s 2011 shift of criminal justice responsibility to counties under AB 109 has generated extensive commentary and analysis about how well it’s working. As it happens, “Smart Justice” is the theme for the National Association of Counties’ County Government Month, and counties are indeed working smarter to manage these new responsibilities. Many counties are [...]
If you have not yet registered for the upcoming 2012 NACo Annual Conference and Exposition, scheduled for July 13-17 in Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, I urge you to consider joining your many California colleagues who are attending.
Telling “the county story” is one of the ongoing challenges county officials across the country face day in and day out. Citizens seem to have a grasp for what their cities provide, but county services are more difficult for many people to get their arms around. Yet county services play an integral role in the [...]
Growing out of the conclusion of the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual meeting in Multnomah County, Oregon last month, California county officials have garnered twenty-two (22) appointments to key leadership positions within the administration of NACo President Lenny Eliason.
There are only 10 days left before county officials from across the country meet July 15-19 at the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 76th Annual Conference and Exposition in Multnomah County (Portland), Ore. to set national policies affecting counties and share ideas on leading in tough times.