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


Community meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 20

Friday, August 14, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire will co-host a Town Hall meeting next week to provide a community forum and overview of the issues and future of the Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC).

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire took the first steps to forever honor the legacy and contributions of the man who was responsible for the creation of Annadel State Park and whose ongoing philanthropy helped keep the park open during the darkest days of the recession.

SJR 3 urges Congress to permanently safeguard the river from strip mining

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Sacramento, CA – A Senate Joint Resolution authored by Senator Mike McGuire protecting the Smith River watershed from strip-mining was made official last week after approval on both the Assembly and Senate floors.

North Coast Senator Mike McGuire advocated for Smith River protection by urging his fellow legislators to help him ensure the state’s premiere wild and scenic river would be protected 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.

SB 643 provides necessary framework for un-regulated medical marijuana industry

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire’s bill to bring much-needed, and desired, regulation to the medical marijuana industry was again approved by another committee this week as it makes its way through the legislative process. SB 643 – The Medical Marijuana Public Safety and Environmental Protection Act – received overwhelming support in the Assembly Business & Professions Committee Tuesday morning gaining even more momentum as the bill has already cleared three Senate committees, as well as passing on the Senate floor in June.

North Bay Senator spearheaded efforts to access state funding for passenger rail service connecting Marin and Sonoma counties

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Following through on his commitment to the success of SMART (the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit), Senator Mike McGuire, working hand-in-hand with the SMART Board of Directors and State Transportation officials, announced today that $11 million has been secured for the purchase of additional rail vehicles which will serve northbound service. The additional vehicles are needed to expand capacity and connect the Town of Windsor to the remainder of the SMART system.  

SB 788 heads for final vote on the Assembly floor

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Clearing another major hurdle Monday, Senator Mike McGuire’s historic legislation to forever protect California’s coast from new offshore oil development continues to gain momentum and support as it heads to the full Assembly for final approval.

SB 788 – The California Coastal Protection Act – received bi-partisan support passing with a 7-2 vote in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee Monday afternoon.