2024 County Government Priorities
CCAP's membership-selected priorities are the areas of primary legislative focus that guide the organization's activities with legislators. They are revised annually to stay current with ever-changing issues and concerns and to help counties continually provide critical services.
911 Funding and
Ensuring swift and efficient 911 access for all residents and visitors in Pennsylvania, regardless of location or time of day.
County Mental Health Base Funding Increase
Accessible and timely mental health treatment and services for all in the Commonwealth, without undue burden.
Addressing Inmates with Mental Health Issues
Providing individuals facing mental health issues with access to services and diversion programs, to prevent incarceration. For those already in the correctional system, provide rehabilitation services to reduce costly interactions with the criminal justice system.
Increasing the Prevailing Wage Threshold
Enhancing county flexibility to allocate limited financial resources across projects and prioritize essential services, easing the burden on taxpayers and government budgets statewide.
Enabling counties to dedicate time and resources to key services for residents while maintaining integrity and transparency in government.
Giving counties needed tools to run fair, secure, and accurate elections, restoring public trust in the election system.
Broadband Access and Development
Ensuring safe and affordable internet access for all Pennsylvanians, regardless of income, geography, or individual circumstances.
Providing justice-involved youth with timely community-based services and protection in detention for their safety and that of the community.