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General Assembly Session
Throughout the session, MACo will be tracking legislation and issues that affect county government and services. The most current updates can be found through MACo's daily updates on the Conduit Street blog.

Shortcut image.jpg2015 Legislative Issues: MACo InitiativesBill Tracking | MACo Testimony | Issue Papers | Committee Schedule

Hot Topics:
Pretrial | County Budgets | Education | Land Use | Transportation

Important Documents/Links:
MD General Assembly | MACo Testimony Summary | Budgets & Tax Rates | Salary Survey | Local Finances | Spending Affordability

FY2016 Budget:
County Effects | Fiscal Briefing | Budget Highlights | Budget Books Online | Budget Bill | BRFA Bill | Hearings | MACo Coverage | Capital Budget

MACo's Legislative Committee, with elected officials from every Maryland jurisdiction, guides MACo's bill positions and advocacy during the legislative session.

MACo Action Alerts MACo Action Alert
MACo's grassroots effort to improve communication with legislators on legislation affecting county government.

List of Action Alerts:
 - Contact House Judiciary Members to Vote NO on House Bill 113
 - Contact House Judiciary Members to Vote YES on House Bills 368 & 898
 - Contact House & Transportation Member to Vote for a Sunset on SB 370's Local Preemption of Drone Regulations
 - Contact Senate Members to Vote NO on HB 113 - Local Government Tort Claims Act
MACo Legislative Tracking Database
This is your "one-stop-shop" for legislative information of importance to Maryland's counties. From this page, you will be able to access all bills identified by MACo as having an effect on local governments by policy area, position, and staff assignment. You can also access key reports produced by MACo during the session to assist its Legislative Committee with taking positions on bills.

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"Energize. Mobilize. Capitalize."
August 12 - 15, 2015
Roland Powell Convention Center
Ocean City, Maryland

This conference is about the challenges we can address, the actions we can take, and the strengths we can leverage to achieve the best gains for Maryland’s counties and citizens.


 More information about MACo's Summer Conference:

If you have questions about MACo's Summer Conference, please contact Virginia White.

2014 General Election Coverage

Enrollment in Corporate Partner Program
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Enrollment is now open for the MACo Corporate Partner Program.  Found in the Corporate Partner Program brochure is a detailed outline of the specific benefits associated with the program, as well as the different partnership levels.

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