President Joe Biden delivered a speech at the 2024 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., highlighting his administration’s investment in American jobs and boasting a strong economy. He also criticized his Republican rival, Donald Trump. The general session will feature other speakers, including Don Graves, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Rep. Marc Molinaro, R-N.Y.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is an organization that represents America’s county governments with oversight and governance by an executive committee and board of directors. This group serves nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees across the country.
The NACo conference began on Friday and will conclude on Tuesday, bringing together county officials from around the nation to focus on federal policy issues affecting their communities. About 2,000 elected and appointed county officials have gathered to engage in policy and educational sessions, interface with federal officials, and participate in congressional meetings.
This conference presents an opportunity for county officials to address federal policy issues that directly impact their communities.
Biden’s speech at the conference highlighted his administration’s investment in American jobs and a strong economy while also criticizing his Republican rival, Donald Trump.
Don Graves, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, will be among the speakers at the conference alongside Rep. Marc Molinaro, R-N.Y.
Overall, this conference provides an opportunity for county officials to come together to discuss important federal policy issues affecting their communities while also receiving valuable education and networking opportunities with fellow government officials from across the country.