FY 2019 spending complete as president signs omnibus funding bill
On February 15, President Trump signed into law (H.J.Res.31), a 1,165-page, $333 billion spending package for FY 2019. The omnibus package includes appropriations bills for the following seven agencies: U.S.FY 2019 spending complete as president signs omnibus funding bill
New legislation to combat homelessness introduced in U.S. House
On February 13, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee introduced a series of four draft bills aimed at addressing homelessness and the shortage of affordable housing. If enacted, the four bills would make new investments in federal housing programs, expand eligibility for U.S.New legislation to combat homelessness introduced in U.S. House
Getting Started on Preparing for Climate Change: Alameda County’s Adaptation Workshops Guide
Photo: Members of the Public Health Department participate in a break-out group at Alameda County’s Public Health Workshop in April 2018.Getting Started on Preparing for Climate Change: Alameda County’s Adaptation Workshops Guide
News from Across the Nation - Feb. 18, 2019
Since the launch of WalkWorks ChesCo!, in April 2017, CHESTER COUNTY residents have registered more than four billion steps in the program. The program is designed to promote, educate and empower county residents to adopt a healthier lifestyle one step at a time. It started as a response to the national Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. Participants in the program stayed motivated by 18 competitions.
Pictured (l-r): Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell; Ashley Orr, Chester County Health Department, Jeanne Casner, director, Chester County Health Department, Commissioners Michelle Kichline and Kathi Cozzone; and Erin Brown, Chester County Health Department.
Best Practices in Action
While some can talk about “best practices,” others know how to walk the walk as well. In 2018, GFOA recognized nine governments, including three county governments, for translating GFOA recommendations into practice.Best Practices in Action