“An open and operating hospital is worth much more than a closed one.”

Thomas Waldrep, a bankruptcy trustee appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, found himself looking for a way to reopen the Washington County Hospital in Washington County, N.C., after it shut down on Feb. 14.

County helps to reopen rural hospital

Compensatory Mitigation 

Pre-Proposal Compensatory Mitigation Rule

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

This Week in Photos: June 16 – 22

On June 12, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee cleared a five-year reauthorization (H.R. 3167) of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on a bipartisan vote of 59-0.

House Financial Services Committee clears five-year reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program

Both the House and Senate introduced bipartisan proposals that would extend the Title IV-E child welfare waiver through FY 2021 and offer additional program resources to counties

Legislation introduced to extend child welfare waivers

On June 12, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) designated Opportunity Zones – the tax incentive program established under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) – as an official investment priority for the agency.

EDA designates Opportunity Zones as agency priority

Coconino County, Ariz. Supervisor Liz Archuleta testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on deferred maintenance needs on federal lands and potential solutions.

Congressional Hearing: Deferred Maintenance on Federal Lands

PACE Letter

2019 PACE Comment Letter NACo

Support County Priorities in a Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

Support County Priorities in a Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

County Classifieds

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Upcoming Dates

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County Commissioners Association of WV
Date 08.03.2019 - 08.05.2019

From the Director

26 March 2019
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