Problem:

Children with sensory sensitivities do not have a safe place to enjoy the outdoors and interact with peers at traditional parks or playgrounds.

Solution:

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman watches a child lay on the roller table at one of the 10 interactive stations along the sensory trail. Photo courtesy of Harford County Government

Sensory Trail Accommodates All Abilities

Photos from Washington, D.C. and counties across the country.

This Week in Photos: June 30 – July 6

Chief Justice Roberts joined his more liberal colleagues (Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan) concluding the reasons Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross gave for adding the citizenship question to the 2020 census were pretextual in violation of the Administrative Procedures Act (APA).

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from census

The Bladensburg Peace Cross may stay the Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 decision in American Legion v.

Local government may keep Peace Cross, SCOTUS rules

The Missoula county/city/non-profit partnership is a potential model for small to medium-sized counties tackling the challenges of building climate resilience.

 

Missoula County, Montana builds resilience with partnerships

Riverside County's drone reconnaissance expedites map making during a wildfire, which helps in making decisions concerning life and property.

Photo courtesy of Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District

Drone surveys wildfire damage

Clark County offers all sorts of adventures, along with discounts for NACo Annual Conference attendees.

Viva Clark County!

On June 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act (H.R. 2722) by a 225-184 vote.

House passes election security legislation; Senate action uncertain

On June 25, County Commissioner Christian Leinbach (Berks County, PA) testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures concerning the recent limitations to the SALT deduction.

State and Local Tax Deduction Hearing Focuses on Key County Impacts

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From the Director

26 March 2019
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05 October 2018
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