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FEDERAL SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS

Adopted in 1906, federal law requires the U.S. Forest Service to provide counties and schools with 25 percent of the revenues generated on federal forest lands from a variety of...

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FEDERAL PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES

In October 1976, Congress enacted the Federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Act to provide federal payments to local governments to help offset losses in property tax revenues due to nontaxable federal lands within local governments' boundaries. 

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RCRC BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING - 08/14/2019

The August 2019 Board of Directors Meeting at the RCRC office in Sacramento.

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Paul Smith, Vice President Governmental Affairs, and Jeff Hollowell testify in support of Senato… https://t.co/k9fZE692nj
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News: The Barbed Wire

Registration is now open for RCRC’s 2019 Annual Meeting! This year’s conference will be held September 25-27 at the Lake...Read more
The 2019 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference concluded on Monday, with a number of members of the RCRC...Read more
On Wednesday, the Veterinary Medical Board (VMB) discussed considering a potential legislative solution to concerns raised by numerous animal shelters...Read more
The Senate Banking Committee scheduled a hearing to examine legislation to address the legal prohibitions preventing banks from providing financial...Read more
The Trump Administration ended a long dispute with the State of California of the terms of the U.S. Forest Service’s...Read more
Last week, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) held a hearing on an upcoming surface transportation...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. Public Forums on California’s Water Future...Read more
The Legislature adjourned for Summer Recess on Friday, July 12, 2019, and will reconvene activities on Monday, August 12, 2019...Read more
The Rural Rundown discusses the legislative and regulatory issues impacting California’s rural counties, featuring commentary and interviews from individuals committed...Read more
Registration is now open for RCRC’s 2019 Annual Meeting! This year’s conference will be held September 25-27 at the Lake...Read more
A 45-day public comment period is open for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE’s) proposed California...Read more
RCRC Chair Matt Kingsley (Inyo), 1 st Vice Chair Daron McDaniel (Merced), 2 nd Vice Chair Stacy Corless (Mono), Immediate...Read more
In a change of course this week, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) said he would hold a hearing...Read more
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is expected to introduce a regulatory order in August that would require more...Read more
RCRC has lent its support to Senate Bill 182, authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara). SB 182 establishes wildfire...Read more
The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) announced the launch of its Rural County Photo Contest for 2019. The third...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. HCD Hosts Training on Community Development...Read more
RCRC members are encouraged to share letters addressed to state and federal representatives and regulatory bodies with RCRC’s Government Affairs...Read more
Registration is now open for RCRC’s 2019 Annual Meeting! This year’s conference will be held September 25-27 at the Lake...Read more
Over the past few weeks, the Legislature has adopted a budget bill (Assembly Bill 74) and a large number of...Read more