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Lobbying Information

Johnson County pays membership dues and participates in the development of legislative priorities and issues. The following is a list of the companies/associations that Johnson County has chosen to use.

2020 State Legislative Priorities  
2020 Urban County Coalition Legislative Priorities
Position on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
Position on Dream Act of 2017

Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC)

The Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) is a private, nonprofit corporation. ISAC members are elected and appointed county officials from all 99 counties. ISAC's mission is to promote effective and responsible county government for the people of Iowa. ISAC's vision is to be the principal, authoritative source of representation, information and services for and about county government in Iowa.  

Iowa State Association of Counties
5500 Westown Parkway
Suite 190
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Phone: 515-244-7181
Fax: 515-244-6397

Detailed information on what legislation ISAC lobbied for or against as available at

National Association of Counties (NACo)

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments before the Administration and Congress. NACo provides essential services to the nation's 3,068 counties.  

25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-393-6226
Toll Free: 888-407-NACo (6226)
Fax: 202-393-2630

Detailed information on what legislation NACo lobbied for or against as available at

Urban County Coalition

The Urban County Coalition (UCC) is a partnership among Johnson, Black Hawk, Dubuque, Linn and Scott counties organized to jointly develop, communicate and advocate for issues of mutual interest. The group advocates for issues of mutual interest to the General Assembly, Executive Branch of the State of Iowa and other appropriate agencies, departments and organizations. The UCC has retained the services of L & L Murphy Consulting, Associates & Grant Consulting, L.L.C. to represent the counties’ interests before the Iowa General Assembly, executive branch and other relevant agencies, departments and organizations.  

L & L Murphy Consulting
531 6th St NW
Oelwein, IA 50662

Phone: 319-283-4143
Fax: 319-283-3863

Click here to view information regarding grants to non-profit organizations.