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Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Strengthen California’s Cannabis Laws – Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

On Sunday, Governor Newsome signed Senate Bill 1326 by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Merced). This RCRC sponsored bill establishes a pathway for multi-state cannabis commerce, helping to stabilize and regulate the long-term economic success of legal cannabis businesses in California.


Gavin Newsom signs state of emergency to support California communities recovering from wildfires – Los Angeles Times

Governor Gavin Newsom, on Monday, signed an emergency proclamation to help communities recover from three destructive wildfires (the Mountain Fire in Siskiyou County, the Fork Fire in Madera County and the Barnes Fire in Modoc County) that seared through structures during California’s record-breaking heat wave at the start of September. The proclamation will enable the counties to access resources under the California Disaster Assistance Act.


Dixie Fire recovery efforts appreciated by other jurisdictions – Plumas News

Plumas County Supervisor and RCRC Board Delegate Kevin Goss discusses his experience at the RCRC Annual Meeting and the accolades Plumas County received for the progress made in the aftermath of the Dixie Fire.