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    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-nine member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

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  • Winner- RCRC Fifth Annual Rural County Photo Contest, Ramiro Ruiz, Monterey County

    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-nine member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

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    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-nine member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

    Hometown California Podcast Current Agenda 

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    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-nine member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

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Rural Counties Banding Together for Broadband Access

Calaveras County Supervisor Jack Garamendi, Chair of RCRC's newest affiliate entity Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA), discusses how rural counties are banding together to take advantage of recent state and...

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RCRC 2021 Legislative Digest

RCRC's Government Affairs staff advocated on behalf of member counties on hundreds of bills in 2021. The RCRC 2021 Legislative Digest provides an overview of significant bills representing these efforts.Available here.

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News: The Barbed Wire

The Barbed Wire will be on hiatus through the end of resuming on Friday, August 5, 2022. Enjoy the summer break...Read more
Registration is now open for RCRC’s 2022 Annual Meeting!  The conference will be held September 14 –16, 2022 at the...Read more
RCRC is holding its Sixth Annual Rural County Photo Contest from July 1 through July 31, 2022. The contest invites...Read more
On Thursday, the Legislature sent a transformative piece of recycling legislation to the Governor for action.  SB 54 (Allen) requires...Read more
On June 30, 2022 Governor Newsom signed the 2022-23 State Budget. As expected, by 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday June 29,...Read more
In June, RCRC helped stop several bills that would have significantly increased the complexity, ambiguity, and inherent litigation risk associated...Read more
RCRC, along with a coalition of county and medical service partners, advocated strongly against Senate Bill 443 , authored by...Read more
Late Wednesday night, the Legislature passed AB 205 (Budget), the budget trailer bill related to energy.  Among other things, the...Read more
Senate Bill 396 (Bradford, D-Inglewood) seeks to limit utility liability for entering onto a landowner’s property and performing vegetation management...Read more
Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved PG&E’s Regionalization Plan that divides PG&E’s service area into five different...Read more
Last week, the White House announced it is implementing a new set of pay increases that deliver retroactive pay increases...Read more
During a House Appropriations Committee Markup on Tuesday, Representative Mike Garcia (R- R-Palmdale) proposed an amendment to end the $19,000...Read more
As part of ongoing negotiations regarding the America COMPETES Act/ United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) conference committee report, it...Read more
A monthly update regarding the important work of RCRC's affiliated entities, providing innovative services for the benefit of rural communities...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. California Water Plan Public Workshop -...Read more
Announcements regarding key staffing changes of importance to California's rural counties. Monika Giebitz, of Auburn, has been appointed Deputy Director...Read more
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Information related to the current status of legislation impacting California’s rural counties. AB 522 (Fong) Forestry: Forest Fire Prevention Exemption...Read more