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California's Payment-In-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program was established in 1949 to offset adverse impacts to county property tax revenues that result when the State acquires...

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In 1996, California voters approved Proposition 215 – the Compassionate Use Act – which exempts patients and defined caregivers who possess or cultivate marijuana for medical treatment...

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The November 2018 Executive Committee Meeting at the RCRC office in Sacramento.


The Rural Rundown #Podcast: Breaking Down the 2018 Ballot Measures is out now! California's midterm election is November 6th, and there are 11 statewide ballot measures for #California voters to consider this year. In episode nine of #TheRuralRundown, #RCRC's Justin Caporusso and Paul A. Smith discuss the statewide ballot measures of particular interest to California's #rural counties. The Rural Rundown is available on iTunes - be sure to subscribe, rate, and review today!
#cacounties #Prop3 #Prop5 #Prop6 #Prop7 #Prop10 #Prop11 #CABallot #RCRC #ballot #vote #voter #gastax #midtermelections #daylightsavings #affordablehousing Butte County Supervisor @dougteeterbuttecounty  Chair of RCRC’s #Water and #NaturalResources Committee, explains why #proposition3 is good for Northern #California in a letter to the @chicoer Click the link in Bio to read more...
#prop3  #cawater #rural #leadership #rcrc #cacounties #vote #ballot #groundwater #wildlifeprotection #watersupply #yesonprop3 Earlier this year, RCRC took a support position on Proposition 3, the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018. Prop 3 is a citizen's initiative water bond proposal to invest in California's water infrastructure.  RCRC Chair Rex Bohn (Humboldt) recently penned an opinion piece for the Northern California Water Association outlining why Prop 3 is good for California.  Click the link in bio to read more. -
#rcrc #rural #ruralcounties #cacounties #blog #bloggers #blogger #water #cawater #prop3 #vote #ballot #groundwater #wildlifeprotection #watersupply #yesonprop3 Happy National Farmer’s Day from RCRC! Today, we are thankful for all the hardworking  farmers and ranchers who feed and sustain us - we appreciate you!! -
📷: Charles Phillips Photo was taken at #RichardsRanch in #MariposaCounty It’s no wonder Tenaya Lake is often referred to as the “Jewel of the High Country” 💎🏔 Happy Saturday! “But no temple made with hands can compare with Yosemite. Every rock in its walls seems to glow with life...as if into this one mountain mansion Nature had gathered her choicest treasures” - John Muir
#mariposacounty #yosemite #yosemitenationalpark #yosemitevalley #yosemitenps #yosemitepark #sunrise #beautiful #nature_lovers #travel #beautifuldestinations #explorecalifornia #visitca #rural #ruralcalifornia #cacounties #RCRC #mountain #hiking #naturephotography
Confused about 's upcoming ballot measures? Listen to this episode of where… https://t.co/ptNTW3naAT
RT : Yet another significant group - - supports Prop. 3, and for very good reasons. https://t.co/UA5h0cbjeI
Butte County Supervisor Doug Teeter, Chair of 's Water & Natural Resources Committee, explains why Proposition… https://t.co/e8cmuDI5ha
RCRC Promotes Arthur Wylene to General Counsel: https://t.co/uf9PSsht5F
RT : UPDATE: Estimated 70,000 customers in Sierra Foothills communities will lose power tonight amid fire danger conditi… https://t.co/GLlloBEgOq
RT : From to the to the Bay, communities across California support because it will ensur… https://t.co/4IrR5H3KvP
California's Counties Support Proposition 3: https://t.co/wXZ37Uuwzt
The Barbed Wire is posted. Your source for legislative and regulatory news impacting 's cou… https://t.co/EuLo62py30
Proposition 3 Improves Fire Safety and Protects our Supply - Via Times:… https://t.co/hkxmrbHb0z
Water Bond Provides Solutions for Forest Fires, Water Supply in Valley - By Tulare County Supervisor Kuyler Crocker… https://t.co/FbYhVCwx1N
Upgrading aging, inadequate systems of will elevate entire state - Via :… https://t.co/DmE0qeOYjI
In this episode of , sits down with Paul Smith, RCRC's VP of Governmental Affairs to t… https://t.co/CagyAKEQq5
RCRC Announces Winner of Second Annual Photo Contest: https://t.co/Adw7b9uUZ9 https://t.co/pcafbPdtdz
Congress Struggles to Pass the 2018 : https://t.co/ZyZlKHcnlT
RCRC Regulatory Affairs Advocate was interviewed for this piece titled Multiple New… https://t.co/8dNHrXi2z1
The Approves Small Cell Siting Proposal: https://t.co/HxPPaOIpeH
RCRC Welcomes to Membership: https://t.co/GoMO63fYRr https://t.co/e9OOiaZZh4
Governor Signs Landmark Forest Health Bill: https://t.co/nKQSm4imqk https://t.co/b7qWrR0X1G
RCRC President's Award Presented to Carmel Angelo: https://t.co/JNAjrSqxFR https://t.co/vfDVXrdCiI
RT : Thanks to , and for enacting SB 901 to enhance our wildfire planning, prevention a… https://t.co/kGK8klawu6

News: The Barbed Wire

Rex Bohn, RCRC Chair (Humboldt) Early this year, the Rural County Representatives of California ( RCRC ) Board of Directors...Read more
Earlier this month, the Senate Office of Research (SOR) released its annual publication titled “ How Often Do Governors Say...Read more
This week, the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released a report titled “Evaluation of the Property Tax Postponement Program.” The report...Read more
The House is in recess, and the Senate is mostly focused on confirming The Trump Administration’s political nominees. However, Congress...Read more
The 2014 Farm Bill expired on October 1, 2018, but Congress has made little progress towards completing the 2018 Farm...Read more
RCRC’s 2018 Annual Meeting was held last month in Napa County. This year’s Annual Meeting included presentations from experts on...Read more
The Rural Rundown discusses the legislative and regulatory issues impacting California’s rural counties, featuring commentary and interviews from individuals committed...Read more
Announcements regarding key staffing changes of importance to California's rural counties. Governor Brown Appoints 33 Superior Court Judges Click hereRead more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. USDA Rural Development Updates October has...Read more
The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Rural County Photo Contest,...Read more
Funding from the 2014 Farm Bill expired on Sunday, September 30 and there is no sign of an extension. This...Read more
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-South Dakota) held a hearing this week on the status of the digital divide...Read more
The Rural Rundown discusses the legislative and regulatory issues impacting California’s rural counties, featuring commentary and interviews from individuals committed...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. CAL FIRE Announces Availability of Funding...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
The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) announced that Carmel Angelo, Mendocino County Executive Officer, was recognized with the 2018...Read more
The Rural County Representatives of California ( RCRC ) has added Sonoma County to its membership, bringing the total number...Read more
Last Friday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 901 (Dodd), a comprehensive forest health bill aimed at reducing future wildfire...Read more
On Wednesday, by a 3-1 vote, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a policy that will impose new condensed timelines...Read more
Negotiations between the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate to craft a reauthorization of the Farm Bill remain at...Read more