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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.

Sep 15

Managing Stress in the 2020 Workplace

Posted on September 15, 2020 at 9:23 AM by Melanie Terry

COVID-19 sent shockwaves through the American workplace, as millions were laid-off, and others were sent to work from home. County Government employees were no different from the general workforce, as Elected Officials sought innovative ways to allow their staff members to work from home while still finding ways to carry out their essential duties.

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Sep 10

WACO Releases Detailed Draft Annual Conference Agenda

Posted on September 10, 2020 at 10:32 AM by Melanie Terry

Now members can look through a detailed agenda posted on WACO’s website to review the engaging content that will be scheduled throughout the WACO Conference. Including, the Opening Ceremony, the President’s Reception, Business Meetings, and the Closing Ceremony.  

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Sep 03

How Well Are You Communicating with Your Public?

Posted on September 3, 2020 at 9:46 AM by Melanie Terry

Amid COVID-19, The General Election and civil unrest, the amount of information (and misinformation) that your constituents are receiving is daunting. Learn how to speak effectively to your audiences. 

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