Legislative Rural Caucus connects with Mountain Counties Water Resources Association
Rich in natural resources, but with a small slice of the state’s population, the rural counties of California often band together to speak with a stronger voice on their issues of concern.
California’s Legislative Rural Caucus was formed in 2003 as a bipartisan group of 50 members from both the Assembly and the Senate.
The latest member of the legislature to champion the concerns of the rural counties as chair of the Legislative Rural Caucus is Assembly member Frank Bigelow (R-O’Neals), who was elected to the leadership position in April...
As stewards of the greatest share of the state’s water resources, the ability of the mountain counties to continue to provide these resources locally and statewide is a serious question.
Bigelow has connected the Legislative Rural Caucus with the Mountain Counties Water Resources Association to create a link between the rural legislators and water resources leaders in the mountain counties.
Mountain Counties was formed ...