Past President Oscar Soliz Passes

Oscar Soliz, Past President of  NARC; former Nueces County, Texas District Clerk; National Association of Counties Board Member; and National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials, and Clerks Board Member passed away on Monday, December 15. He was 80. In the 1970s, when the civil rights movement was young and not very many Latinos were […]

Membership Request: Use of HUD’s Location Affordability Portal

Does your COG or MPO regularly use the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Location Affordability Portal for scenario or other planning purposes? If so, please let us know how and when you use the tool. HUD is interested in this information. Please note that version 2 of the site was launched in […]

House Passes Two Short-Term CRs to Keep Federal Government Open Through Wednesday

After a tumultuous day on Thursday with U.S. House of Representatives leaders working to get sufficient votes on a long-term funding bill to keep the federal government open before the midnight deadline, the House passed two short-term continuing resolutions and gave the U.S. Senate until Wednesday to adopt a $1.1 trillion spending measure. Senators are […]

MWCOG and MARC recognized as Climate Action Champions for Leadership on Climate Change

The White House announced last week the U.S. Department of Energy’s selection of 16 national Climate Action Champions, recognizing local and regional efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance climate resilience. The 16 designated Climate Action Champions represent a diverse group of communities that are defining the frontier of ambitious climate action, and their […]

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