Press Releases

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Mike McGuire’s groundbreaking legislation that significantly restricts pharmaceutical companies from giving gifts and incentives to medical professionals was approved today in the Senate. 

SB 790 severely restricts pharmaceutical companies from providing flights, travel, speaking fees, consulting payments, entertainment or other economic benefits to health care providers.

California has an opportunity to put patient care and drug affordability before corporate profits with SB 790. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sacramento, CA – The California Transportation Commission voted today to approve $5 million for initial environmental work related to the permanent solution for Last Chance Grade. Senator McGuire, Assemblymember Wood and Congressman Huffman have been fighting for these funds for the past many months.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Sacramento, CA – California's iconic salmon fishery, and the thousands of families who depend on the fishery for their livelihood, are in crisis.

Due to an unprecedented collapse in California’s salmon population, this week, Senator Mike McGuire and Assemblymember Jim Wood sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown requesting he declare a statewide Salmon Fishery Disaster. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire issued the following statement in response to today’s Congressional healthcare vote.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire issued the following statement on the Resolution passed this morning on the Senate Floor opposing any attempt by the Federal Government to open up any offshore oil drilling off the Coast of California.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Sacramento, CA – President Trump marked his 100th Day in Office last week and the American public continues to be in the dark about his tax returns. Senator McGuire and Senator Wiener’s tax transparency bill is needed now more than ever since the President is advancing a massive tax cut plan that will benefit the richest Americans, including himself.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Mike McGuire has introduced legislation that significantly restricts pharmaceutical companies from giving incentives and gifts to medical professionals – a practice that has been widespread in California and throughout the United States. This practice has proven to result in medical professionals prescribing expensive and over-priced prescription drugs to their patients.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Millions of Americans filed their tax returns this week – yet President Donald Trump’s taxes are still a mystery. This is despite the fact the President promised to release his taxes months ago during the campaign.

California is now one step closer to mandating the release of returns with the passage of SB 149 – the Presidential Tax Transparency & Accountability Act. The bill passed the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee with a 4-1 vote on Tuesday. 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Sacramento, CA – As Tax Day approaches and residents across the nation file their returns, tens of thousands will also march in organized rallies throughout the country to call on President Trump to release his tax returns – just like every President has for the past 40 years.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, the State Senate voted to approve the landmark comprehensive transportation funding package that will advance billions of dollars to improve California’s crumbling roads and transportation infrastructure, specifically, $52 billion over the next decade for California’s crumbling roads, highways and public transit.