2022-2025 RCRC Strategic Plan The 2022-2025 RCRC Strategic Plan is a guiding document for the organization from which the RCRC Board of Directors set policies and priorities to advance the interests of rural counties.
RCRC Advocacy Letters

Access to current correspondence.  Advocacy letters may also be accessed using RCRC's legislative and regulatory tracking tool.

 2023-24 Letters

RCRC 2023 Legislative Digest RCRC's Government Affairs staff advocated on behalf of member counties on hundreds of bills in 2023. The RCRC 2023 Legislative Digest provides an overview of significant bills representing these efforts.
2023 Rural Recap

The Rural Recap is a report from the RCRC Government Affairs team, prepared for the RCRC Board of Directors, to highlight many of the significant advocacy efforts RCRC staff engaged in on behalf of its members and the members of California's rural communities.

RCRC's Highlights of the
Budget Package


RCRC's highlights of the 2024-25 Budget Package passed by the Legislature on Thursday, June 13, 2024.


RCRC's Rural Rundown of the Governor's
May Revision


RCRC's summary of the Governor's 2024-25 May Revision and its impacts upon rural counties. (May 2024). Additional highlights released May 14, 2024, are available here.


RCRC's Rural Rundown of the Governor's
Proposed Budget


RCRC's summary of the Governor's 2024-25 Proposed Budget and its impacts upon rural counties. (January 2024)


2023-24 Policy Principles The RCRC Board of Directors adopts a set of Policy Principles that guide legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the organization. Additionally, RCRC takes a formal position on many individual pieces of legislation and regulatory proposals every year, based upon these Principles. updated 12/2023
Member County Facts RCRC advocates on behalf of 40 member counties, representing more than two-thirds of the state’s total number of counties (58).
Member County Map
RCRC membership represents more than half (60% percent) of California’s 155,779.21 square miles, and nearly 1 in 7 Californians reside within our member counties.