Welcome

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 21, 2017

Sacramento, CA – More than one in three Native American kids live in poverty, and 22 percent ages 25 and older have not finished high school, the lowest of any racial/ethnic demographic group across all schools. Only 13 percent of Native Americans have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to 29 percent of the US population.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sacramento, CA – With the release of the California State Budget bills, Senator Mike McGuire is pleased that many of the critical issues he fought for that will benefit Northern California have been included in the state’s budget. 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Sacramento, CA – California’s North Coast is the epicenter of cannabis country with four Northern California counties growing approximately 60 percent of the cannabis in America.

Senator Mike McGuire, who represents those cannabis rich counties, has been the lead legislator in the Senate to help craft the cannabis budget trailer bill that was released today. 

SB 138 streamlines school meal enrollment for students on Medi-Cal, who currently don’t automatically receive school meals

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Sacramento, CA – California has more children in poverty than any other state in the nation, with nearly one in four kids going hungry each day. In fact, there are more kids in poverty here in the Golden State now than there were prior to the recession. The time is right for California to broaden the reach of school meals.

Each year, millions of low-income California children who are eligible to receive free or reduced-price school meals miss out on them, also missing out on the academic and health benefits the meals provide.

Bill headed to Assembly after defeating last minute push by Republicans to require presidential candidates to produce birth certificates

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Despite a last minute maneuver by California Senate Republicans to amend Senator Mike McGuire and Scott Wiener’s Presidential Tax Transparency Bill to include a requirement that Presidential candidates produce their birth certificate in order to be included on California’s ballot, the original bill was approved in the State Senate late Wednesday.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Senator McGuire responds to Governor’s request for federal salmon disaster

Sacramento, CA – California’s iconic salmon fishery, and the thousands of families who depend on the fishery for their livelihood, are in crisis. There has been an unprecedented collapse in California’s salmon population, tribal allocations are at an all-time low, and the proposed closures and minimal open salmon fishing seasons will have significant negative impacts on thousands of California residents.