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Urban County Officials Discuss Priorities With Obama Administration

Urban county leaders join the Administration for discussions on housing, transportation and more.
NACo leaders

County officials discuss transportation issues during a briefing at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, April 19, 2012. (Photo by Office of Intergovernmental Affairs)

On Thursday, the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs hosted a delegation of urban county officials for a discussion on important issues facing county governments. Leaders with National Association of Counties’ Large Urban County Caucus met with senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation and Department of Housing and Urban Development to talk about TIGER Grants, Sustainable Communities and more.

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett also stopped by the discussion to stress the importance of continuing to work together to move America's economy forward.

Read more about the Administration’s work with county officials and check out the video of President Obama stopping by a meeting of county officials last year.