Welcome to my legislative website. It is continuously updated so that you can stay informed about my activities as the Senator for the 2nd Senate District - North Coast / North Bay.

It is an honor to have this opportunity to serve my community. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have with the district—or with your state government.

I hope that you find this website informative and that you return regularly to see what is happening in our community

Mike McGuire 
Representing the 2nd Senate District
- North Coast / North Bay


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire has dedicated the greater part of the last five years on expanding career training and job skills programs in our public middle and high schools. Since being elected to the State Senate, McGuire has doubled down on those efforts – organizing a bi-partisan coalition to successfully push for the largest investment in career training programs over the last decade via The Career and Job Skills Education Act (SB 148).

Senator McGuire’s statement on State Budget agreement

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) issued the following statement on the State Budget agreement reached today between the Governor and the Legislature: “By working together, we’re bringing forward a balanced budget, investing in priorities that make this state great and tackling some of our toughest challenges.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire’s bill to protect the tallest trees on the planet – old growth redwoods – from burl poachers received a unanimous vote of support from the Senate last week.

Burls are the dormant, knobby materials that grow at the base of the tree’s trunk allowing the old growth redwood to grow new saplings, which is vital to the health of California’s forests. Poachers have been targeting these burls at increasing rates in California’s State and National Parks.

With over 100 official supporting organizations, SB 593 gained significant momentum toward 2016 legislative session

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sacramento, CA –A bill that created a simple solution to a growing problem – communities being swamped by issues related to online vacation rentals – will continue to move forward next legislative session when it proceeds as a two-year bill, Senator Mike McGuire announced this week.

Senator McGuire’s statement on “Right to Die” bill

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) issued the following statement today on SB 128: “The passage of today’s legislation has been well over a decade in the making – with retired North Coast Assemblywoman Patty Berg blazing the trail. We are one step closer to providing terminally ill Californians the ability to choose death with dignity. I’m grateful to Senator Wolk and Monning for all of their work on this historic achievement.”

Senator Mike McGuire is a co-author of Senate Bill 128.

SB 643 develops desperately needed framework for medical marijuana industry

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire’s groundbreaking legislation creating an all-encompassing regulatory framework for the medical marijuana industry, passed off the Senate floor Thursday morning with significant support.