Courthouse Journal

The Courthouse Journal is the official newsletter of the Washington Association of County Officials. Along with a newsletter to members, WACO also hosts the Courthouse Journal blog.

Jul 22

WACO Announces 63rd Annual Conference Theme

Posted on July 22, 2021 at 11:18 AM by Melanie Terry

Each year, the current WACO President is tasked with choosing a conference theme they believe demonstrates the attitude of the over-all WACO membership. This year, President Greg Zempel chose the theme “Together Again” for the 63rd Annual Conference Theme.

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Jul 12

WACO Announces Effective Lobbying Campaign Training

Posted on July 12, 2021 at 11:16 AM by Melanie Terry

WACO is delighted to announce a new training opportunity for the WACO Membership and their employees. On Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 the WACO Lobbying Team will host a comprehensive training covering the tools and methods of developing an effective lobbying campaign for your office. Through this training, members will learn to define their priorities and positions, plan the course of their campaign, learn how to successfully engage the legislature and follow up after the legislative session.

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Jul 01

Washington Counties Scholarship Fund Awards 2021 Scholarships

Posted on July 1, 2021 at 2:57 PM by Melanie Terry

The Washington Association of County Officials is honored to award three outstanding and hardworking students with scholarships form the Washington Counties Scholarship Fund. 

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