Rural Counties Thank U.S. Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Extension of Federal PILT Funding

Rural Counties Thank U.S. Senators Feinstein and Boxer for Extension of Federal PILT Funding

Sacramento, CA…The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) extends its thanks to U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer for passing the Farm Bill Conference Report (Farm Bill) in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Through the passage of the Farm Bill, federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding is now officially extended for FY […]

Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO. Gates Moves To Advisor Role.

Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO.  Gates Moves To Advisor Role.

Redmond, WA….Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. “During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Microsoft […]

Smith & Wesson® Addresses California Microstamping Legislation

Smith & Wesson® Addresses California Microstamping Legislation

Springfield, MA…Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that although it continually seeks ways to refine and improve its firearms so that consumers have access to the best possible products, the State of California is making that impossible when it comes to California residents. Under California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act,” any new semi-automatic pistol introduced into that […]

California Agricultural Teachers’ Association Comments on Governor Brown’s Budget Proposal Eliminating Agricultural Education Incentive Grant

California Agricultural Teachers’ Association Comments on Governor Brown’s Budget Proposal Eliminating Agricultural Education Incentive Grant

Sacramento, CA…In his 2014-15 State Budget released last week, Governor Brown proposed the complete elimination of funding for the Agricultural Education Incentive Grant, which supports high quality Agricultural Education standards in our public schools.  This grant program is designed to provide matching funds for districts who commit to meeting state-approved program standards in Ag Education, […]

Attorney General Busts Statewide, Multi-Million Dollar Housing Scheme

Attorney General Busts Statewide, Multi-Million Dollar Housing Scheme

Fresno, CA…Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the arrest of five individuals who allegedly ran a statewide housing scheme by using adverse possession laws to fraudulently seize at least 23 homes in nine counties. “It is reprehensible that these individuals lied to the courts in order to steal homes and in some cases to […]

Governor Brown Delivers 2014 State of the State Address

Governor Brown Delivers 2014 State of the State Address

Sacramento, CA…”I am here today to report on the state of our state, choosing to ignore those who say that Article 5 of our Constitution, which requires the governor to report to the Legislature, is outdated; that you can’t report on the condition of our state from Sacramento because California is too spread out and […]

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