The Voice of the

Commonwealth's Counties

Advocacy

VACo Advocates on Behalf of Virginia's Counties

Legislation and policy is at the core of VACo’s role in Richmond, Va. As the voice of Virginia’s counties, VACo represents counties in the General Assembly and with state agencies.

VACo’s legislative staff members assists their Steering Committees in developing legislative policies.

Capitol Contact

VACo’s legislative bulletin, Capitol Contact, is published at least twice a week when the General Assembly is in session.

Legislative Blog

Learn more about VACo's legislative initiatives by reading news and insight on the VACo blog.

Legislative Team

Meet the members of VACo's Legislative team.

Legislative Publications

The Virginia Association of Counties produces several publications throughout the year. Three important documents are the Legislative Program, Legislative Priorities and Legislative Summary.

Steering Committees

VACo seeks county supervisors and executive staff interested in serving on steering and operational committees. The steering committees consider proposals from member counties for inclusion in VACo’s legislative program.

Related News & Insight

VACo releases 2022 Legislative Summary

The Legislative Summary details the actions of the 2022 General Assembly. It also includes information on legislation of interest to counties. This edition contains links

VACo releases 2021 Legislative Summary

The Legislative Summary details the actions of the 2021 General Assembly as well as other special sessions. It also includes information on legislation of interest