Biden promotes economic achievements at counties’ legislative conference

Biden and Trump Face Off at 2024 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference: Where America’s Future Takes Center Stage

President Joe Biden addressed the 2024 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., where he highlighted the administration’s investments in American jobs and a strong economy. He also took the opportunity to criticize his Republican rival, Donald Trump. The general session featured speakers such as Don Graves, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Rep. Marc Molinaro, R-N.Y.

The National Association of Counties is overseen by an executive committee and board of directors and represents nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees. 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.

During the conference, participants will focus on federal policy issues impacting counties and residents. They will have the opportunity to engage in policy and educational sessions, interface with federal officials, and participate in congressional meetings.

The event aims to provide valuable networking and learning opportunities for attendees while addressing the needs and concerns of county governments.

Biden’s speech at the conference was a significant moment for him to showcase his vision for America’s future while highlighting his administration’s accomplishments so far.

Graves spoke about how his department supports local economies through initiatives like infrastructure development projects that create jobs while promoting economic growth. Molinaro discussed how Republicans are committed to creating a better future for all Americans by reducing regulations that stifle businesses.

Overall, the conference was a valuable opportunity for participants to learn about federal policy issues affecting their communities and network with other like-minded individuals in their field.

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