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


Monday, January 26, 2015

Eureka — State Senator Mike McGuire is excited to announce that he will host his first annual Town Hall Meeting in Eureka in just two weeks!

The interactive Town Hall will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.  The event will be an opportunity to discuss and receive updates on the top issues facing Eureka, Humboldt County and Northern California residents.

Monday, January 26, 2015

SACRAMENTO, CA - State Senator Mike McGuire today praised much of the Governor's budget proposal today, especially for its strong action on one of the Senator’s highest priorities.

"I am thrilled that the Governor's budget included desperately needed funding for the Career Technology Education and Job Skills Programs along with funding for local Future Farmers of America chapters," said McGuire. "We have been working with the Governor's office and Superintendent Torlakson to ensure California's high school students get the career skills they need to thrive in their future careers."

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Two days after State Senator Mike McGuire introduced legislation calling on Congress to protect the Smith River, the Panama-based Red Flat Nickel Corporation has withdrawn its water application from the Oregon Water Resources Department.

“I'm grateful to join with Congressman Huffman to fight this devastating proposal and I am pleased to see the mining company reconsidering their plans. That said, now is the time to ensure the entire Smith River watershed is protected forever which means our work is far from over,” McGuire said.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Mike McGuire introduced legislation today – joining with Congressman Jared Huffman - calling on Congress to protect Northern California’s only wild river from the devastating effects of a proposed strip-mining operation along the North Fork of the Smith River in southern Oregon, just over the California border.

“The Smith River is one of the last unspoiled rivers in the west, and I plan to keep it that way,” said McGuire. 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Mike McGuire released the following comments regarding President Obama’s State of the Union speech this evening.

Broadband Initiative.

“I was thrilled to see the President’s new focus to help millions of rural residents access high speed internet.  For too long, folks living outside city centers have been challenged to access affordable and reliable high speed internet, including rural public schools, health clinics and small businesses.”

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sacramento, CAState Senator Mike McGuire is pleased to announce that the Capital Fellows Program is now open for Northern California applicants.  McGuire currently has a Capital Fellow in his office, Chris Nielsen, who is from Novato, CA.

The program features a select group of graduate-level students from across the country who participate in a ten month program, working daily on issues critical to the State’s legislative, executive, and judicial branches.