Press Releases

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.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Eureka, CA – Knowing that Humboldt County and the North Coast need strong representation in the Capitol, State Senator Mike McGuire is pleased to be making his fourth trip here in the six weeks since he was sworn into office.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Sacramento, CA – Newly elected North Coast Senator Mike McGuire attended Edmond G. Brown, Jr’s Inaugural Address this morning, as he was sworn in as Governor of California for an unprecedented fourth term.  

“I believe the Governor’s address struck just the right tone of fiscal responsibility and the need to invest in our state and its people,” said Senator McGuire. “I am grateful for the Governor’s vision and leadership.”

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Sacramento, CA – The President of the California State Senate, Kevin de Leon, announced that Senator Mike McGuire will join the Senate’s leadership team.

In just his fourth week on the job, it was announced that McGuire was selected to become vice-chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus and Chair of both the Human Services Committee and the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture.  

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sacramento, CA – California State Senator Mike McGuire took the oath of office today as family members, friends and supporters looked on.

“It’s my highest honor to serve in the State Senate and to work hard for the amazing people of Northern California,” said McGuire, who is the youngest serving state senator. “Together, I know we can achieve great things.”

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Marin County — Senator Mike McGuire is spending the day in Marin County tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 23, meeting with students, hard-working volunteers, and members of the Board of Supervisors, as well as business and environmental leaders from the area.

"Meeting with people in Marin is a top priority for me,” said McGuire

McGuire will start the day at Tomales High School with students, teachers and school officials to discuss agriculture education and its impacts on our youth.