Press Releases

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.

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.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Mike McGuire is excited to announce that he will host 2 Community Meetings in 2 days in Trinity County later this month.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Sacramento, CA – The California State Senate continues to lead when it comes to protecting our residents from the alarming policies and promises of President Trump’s administration that would be dangerous, unjust and fly in the face of the values we hold closest. Today, the Senate passed the California Values Act, which would curtail the use of local and state resources to fuel deportations.

Senator McGuire released the following statement after today’s vote:

California Moving Forward with Bill to Require Trump, Other Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns

Monday, April 3, 2017

Sacramento, CA – A new report from ProPublica has revealed that President Donald Trump quietly changed his “blind trust” arrangement to allow him to pull money from the trust at any time. This revelation highlights the need for tax return transparency.

California State Senator Mike McGuire and Senator Scott Wiener have authored legislation to require candidates for President to disclose five years of tax returns before being allowed on the California ballot. This bill cleared its first hurdle when it passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.