This year’s J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Competition entries were excellent! We’d like to thank all the presenters and competitors for sharing their outstanding work with the judges and county colleagues across the state during the event.
If you'd like to review this year's presentations before the winners are announced on August 2 at the Annual Conference General Session, recordings are now available in the Awards Video Library.
The House met on Wednesday and took up vetoes by the Governor, as well as a few other bills on the calendar. The Senate did not meet this week. The budget conference committee met on Wednesday and Thursday and finally reached an agreement on the budget bill (H. 4300) Thursday afternoon. Both chambers will now meet in statewide session in the coming weeks to adopt the conference committee report.
The budget and other bills of interest are discussed below:
Revenue, Finance... Read more
Originally published on NACo.org
After several rounds of negotiations, the White House and House Republican Leadership reached an agreement to address the debt limit and cap spending. The deal, titled the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 (FRA) (H.R. 3746), would suspend the debt ceiling through January 1, 2025, effectively... Read more