RCRC Officers, Board Members, and staff are in Washington, D.C. this week, meeting with a number of Congressional Representatives and staff on RCRC’s federal priorities.  The fly-in is in advance of the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2019 Legislative Conference, which begins this weekend. 

RCRC Chair Matt Kingsley (Inyo), RCRC First Vice Chair Daron McDaniel (Merced), RCRC Second Vice Chair Stacy Corless (Mono), and RCRC Immediate Past Chair Rex Bohn (Humboldt) are joined by Supervisor Lee Adams (Sierra), Supervisor Kevin Cann (Mariposa), RCRC Vice President Governmental Affairs Paul A. Smith, and RCRC Senior Legislative Advocate Mary-Ann Warmerdam as the team divides and conquers to tackle a robust schedule of meetings.

RCRC’s federal priorities include enactment of the Secure Rural Schools Endowment, support of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (SAFE Banking Act) related to cannabis banking, and rural infrastructure, among others.