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The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) is a thirty-six member county strong service organization that champions policies on behalf of California's rural counties. Founded in 1972, RCRC works with its membership to advocate on behalf of rural issues at the state and federal levels.

Feb 13, 2019

In this episode of The Rural Rundown, RCRC's Vice President of External Affairs Justin Caporusso sits down with RCRC's Vice President of Governmental Affairs Paul A. Smith to discuss the legislative and regulatory priorities of RCRC's governmental affairs team for the 2019-20 legislative session. 

RCRC's Legislative and...


Jan 15, 2019

Thanks for joining us for another episode of The Rural Rundown!! Today, RCRC's Vice President of External Affairs, Justin Caporusso, sits down with RCRC's Chief Economic Development Officer Barbara Hayes. Ms. Hayes joined RCRC last June, and has hit the ground running, releasing an Economic Development Agenda that...


Jan 15, 2019

In this episode of The Rural Rundown, RCRC's Vice President of External Affairs and Vice President of Governmental Affairs sit down to discuss the details of Governor Gavin Newsom's first proposed spending package for the state, and items of particular interest to California's rural counties.  

RCRC's Analysis of the...


Nov 13, 2018

In this episode of The Rural Rundown, RCRC's Vice President of External Affairs Justin Caporusso and Vice President of Governmental Affairs Paul Smith sit down to discuss the results of the 2018 midterm election, and what impacts might be felt in rural California.


Nov 6, 2018

In this episode of The Rural Rundown, RCRC's Vice President of External Affairs Justin Caporusso sits down with Kim Dolbow Vann, California State Director for USDA Rural Development to discuss her role, and opportunities available to California’s rural counties.

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