President Joe Biden addressed the 2024 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., highlighting the administration’s investments in American jobs and a strong economy. He also took the opportunity to criticize his Republican rival, Donald Trump.
The conference, which began on Friday and runs until Tuesday, brings together county officials from across the country, with about 2,000 elected and appointed officials in attendance. The National Association of Counties, which is overseen by an executive committee and board of directors, represents nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.
During the general session, speakers such as Don Graves, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Rep. Marc Molinaro, R-N.Y., engaged participants in policy and educational sessions and provided valuable networking opportunities for attendees while addressing federal policy issues impacting counties and residents.
The event aims to provide valuable networking and learning opportunities for attendees while addressing the needs and concerns of county governments. Participants will have the opportunity to interface with federal officials and participate in congressional meetings during the conference that focuses on federal policy issues impacting counties and residents.