President Joe Biden delivered a speech at the 2024 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., where he boasted about his administration’s investment in American jobs and 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 is an organization that serves nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees by providing oversight and governance by an executive committee and board of directors. This conference brings together county officials from around the country to focus on federal policy issues affecting their communities for three days starting on Friday until Tuesday.
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 according to the conference organizers. The conference provides an opportunity for county officials to address federal policy issues that directly impact their communities.
The National Association of Counties Legislative Conference is owned by America’s county governments with oversight and governance by an executive committee and board of directors.
During his speech at the conference, President Biden emphasized his administration’s commitment to creating jobs and supporting a strong economy while criticizing his Republican rival Donald Trump for not doing enough to help counties across the country.
The conference offers a platform for county officials to connect with each other as well as federal officials and engage in discussions about important issues affecting their communities.
President Biden’s speech was one of several highlights at the conference which also featured other speakers such as Don Graves, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Rep. Marc Molinaro, R-N.Y., among others.