2019 NACo Legislative Conference
The 2019 NACo Legislative Conference will be held March 2-6 at the Washington Hilton. Early registration ends February 22. Click here for conference details and a link to registration. There are several events North Carolina attendees held in conjunction with the conference:
UPDATE: We are trying something new. Our N.C. Caucus Meeting & Reception will be held on different days. Here are the updated details:
- The N.C. Caucus will be held Sunday, March 3, from 5 - 6 p.m. at the Washington Hilton. The meeting will include guest speakers and N.C. candidate announcements for NCACC Second Vice President and NACo Board Seats 1 and 3. The NACo Board seats are currently held by Washington County Commissioner Tracey Johnson and Person County Commissioner Ray Jeffers, respectively.
- The N.C. Reception will be held Monday, March 4, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Capitol Hill at the Hart Senate Building, Room SH-902. We are thrilled to announce Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert Willkie will be our guest speaker at the N.C. reception. We will also be joined by Senators Burr and Tillis. All N.C. members of Congress have been invited and we encourage you to reach out to your member and extend a personal invitation to attend. This is an opportunity to connect with your member and share how federal issues are impacting your county. Please note this event replaces the NC Congressional Breakfast held in years past. There is no cost to attend, however registration is requested: ncaccevents.org/events/2019ncreception/.
- The NC Association of Black County Officials will meet Sunday, March 3, from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Please note date and time of this meeting are tentative, pending approval from NACo.
- The South Region Caucus will be held Monday, March 4, from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Capitol Hill visits
As you prepare for the conference, please take a moment to reach out to your House and Senate members to schedule a visit. Click here for contact information for each member of the N.C. delegation. The NCACC will share tips for conducting successful visits, as well as information on federal issues that impact counties, at a date closer to the conference.