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County Officials Meeting

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County Officials Meeting

Local officials from across Nebraska are in Omaha, attending the 119th annual conference of the Nebraska Association of County Officials, or NACO.

Executive Director Larry Dix says they are hearing a lot about changes in health care coverage affecting counties…

 

Dix says NACO offers group health insurance coverage to counties, but their rules are changing too…

 

Dix says besides increased costs, counties have to deal with more complicated rules…

 

Dix says they are also talking about property taxes, road issues and crowded jails.

The meeting continues through Friday.

 

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