West Sacramento, CA – Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) is pleased to announce that Don Pfau has been selected as one of two Montanans to receive RCAC’s Yoneo Ono Outstanding Rural Volunteer Award.
Sacramento, Calif. — Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the $107.9 billion 2016-2017 state budget and supporting trailer bills including a $10 million additional investment to increase Californians’ access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water.
The Drinking Water Advocates Coalition representing rural water advocates, urban water districts, education and children’s organizations, and environmental justice, health and equity organizations expressed support for the Legislature’s investment in guaranteeing that all Californians have access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water and urge the Governor to support.
Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his proposed 2016-17 state budget, which included an increase of $5.5 million to address California’s safe drinking water crisis.
In the quarter ending March 31, 2016, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 16 loans totaling more than $28 million to assist rural communities in Alaska, California, Hawaii and Washington. The largest loan will help finance Kunia Village, located in rural Honolulu County on Oahu.