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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 - 03/11/2020

The March 2020 Board of Directors Meeting at the RCRC office in Sacramento.

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News: The Barbed Wire

Early next week, RCRC Chair Daron McDaniel (Merced), RCRC First Vice Chair Stacy Corless (Mono), and RCRC Immediate Past Chair...Read more
Last Thursday, the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) approved an initial plan to revise the local jail inspection...Read more
Last week, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that they would keep in place the 25...Read more
On Wednesday, President Trump visited Bakersfield to celebrate new federal rules delivering more water to Central Valley farmers and rolling...Read more
Earlier this week, Congressman Donald McEachin (D-Virginia) led 22 of his colleagues from the House Commerce Committee in sending a...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. Western Interstate Region Conference Coming to...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
RCRC released its 2019 Annual Report earlier this week. The Annual Report provides a high-level overview of some of the...Read more
On Wednesday, the Senate Insurance Committee held an informational hearing to once again look at the issue of residential insurance...Read more
On Monday, the Trump Administration released its proposed fiscal 2021 budget. Included in the proposal is $1 trillion set aside...Read more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced its new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) for faster broadband speeds in order to...Read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week that it is expanding insurance options for hemp farmers, launching two...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. Western Interstate Region Conference Coming to...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
In early January, RCRC staff and a number of members of the RCRC Board of Directors met with San Jose...Read more
Earlier this week, RCRC staff provided input on the Draft Water Resilience Portfolio Initiative, a suite of recommended actions to...Read more
On Tuesday, President Trump delivered his 4th State of the Union (SOTU) address. During the address, President Trump called on...Read more
On Wednesday, Politico held a webinar with its staff of Cannabis reporters. The hour-long briefing focused on the current status...Read more
RCRC has lent its support to Assembly Bill 1958, authored by Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove). AB 1958 would...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. Fish and Game Commission Proposes Public...Read more