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2017-2018 Lodging Rates

Posted Date: 
September 28, 2017

The General Services Administration has announced new lodging rates effective for travel beginning October 1, 2017. 

2017 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

Posted Date: 
December 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

NACo Releases Analysis of 2016 Elections

U.S. Election Insight: What's in Store for the Nation's Counties
Posted Date: 
November 12, 2016

Now that the elections are over, Congress will be back in Washington, D.C. next week to begin the lame duck session, President-elect Trump is already beginning his transition and congressional leaders are getting organized for the 115th Congress.  To help you digest the results of the election and what it means for county governments, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has released a detailed report, "U.S. Election Insight 2016: What's in Store for the Nation's Counties."

2016-2017 Lodging Rates

Posted Date: 
September 28, 2016

The General Services Administration has announced new lodging rates effective for travel beginning October 1, 2016.

MACo Endorses eConnectDirect

An Essential Solution for Members to Manage Their Fixed-Income Investment Needs
Contact: 
John Coban, Senior Vice President, Multi-Bank Secrities, Inc.

The Montana Association of Counties in its continued partnership with the National Association of Counties and their Financial Services Corporation is pleased to endorse eConnectDirect® as an essential solution for members to manage their fixed-income investment needs. This proprietary tool, developed by Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. (MBS), gives county treasurers visibility to thousands of fixed-income offerings in a market with little transparency. It arms investors with the necessary tools and confidence to select and transact with the fixed-income marketplace.

2016 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

Posted Date: 
December 17, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Waters of the US Final Rule: Legislative & Legal Options

Posted Date: 
July 2, 2015
Contact: 
Deborah Cox, Legislative Director, National Association of Counties

NACo has received many questions recently regarding potential next steps once the final Waters of the U.S. rule is published. The purpose of this document is to explore some of the options, both legislative and legal. This document is in no way intended to serve as a recommendation or endorsement by NACo of any particular action.

Montana and 12 Other States Challenge New EPA & Corps of Engineers Regulation

Posted Date: 
June 29, 2015
Contact: 
Montana Department of Justice

Counties, farmers, ranchers, other groups support multi-state legal challenge

HELENA – Today Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and 12 other states filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) over the new regulation broadly expanding the definition of “Waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act. The case was filed in the U.S. district court for the District of North Dakota.

2015 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

Posted Date: 
December 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2015 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

NACo Endangered Species Act Alert

Posted Date: 
October 10, 2014
Contact: 
Paul Beddoe, NACo Deputy Legislative Director

NACo and Coalition Partners File Comments Opposing Proposed Critical Habitat Regulations

Yesterday, NACo joined its long-standing partners in the National Endangered Species Act Reform Coalition (NESARC) in filing comments with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (“the Services”) which oppose proposed changes to the implementing regulations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the process of designating critical habitat and the scope of the “adverse modification” inquiry under section 7 inter-agency consultations.