Press Releases

$1.64 million allocated for Trinity Lake project

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sacramento, CA – On Wednesday, during a public meeting of the California State Boating and Waterways Commission, held in Weaverville, a $1.64 million state grant was approved for long-term improvements at the Trinity Center boat ramp.

Senator Mike McGuire has continued to advocate for critical state grant funding to improve boat access on Trinity Lake – one of the county’s main economic drivers – and is thrilled to see the grant approved.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire, who has been voicing concern over the last several months about the tight timelines associated with Proposition 64, will chair a Senate Governance and Finance Committee hearing next week focused on cannabis business taxes, implementing California’s Cannabis tax collection system and the “track and trace” system which verifies cannabis taxes and product safety – all critical elements of the structure for cannabis that is being developed, and that is slated to go live on January 1, 2018.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Sacramento, CA – State Senator Mike McGuire is excited to announce that he will host a Town Hall - the first state sponsored West Marin meeting in years - on Thursday, Feb. 23 with multiple community associations and special districts. Residents are invited to come together to discuss important community issues including traffic, parking, signage and waste management concerns. 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Sacramento, CA –  Senator Mike McGuire released the following statement in response to the dangerous and ill-conceived executive orders on immigration and border security signed by President Trump and condemned today by the Senate of the State of California.

State and local leaders to discuss ‘Keeping California Healthy’ at February 25 event

Friday, January 27, 2017

Sacramento, CA – In response to the dangerous proposals being set forth by the Trump Administration to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Senator Mike McGuire, Assemblymember Jim Wood, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee and Senator Ed Hernandez, Chair of the Senate Health Committee are hosting a first-of-its-kind hearing focused on the Affordable Care Act, which brought healthcare coverage to 35,000 Sonoma County residents and over 3.2 million across California.

Hammers for Hope and Habitat for Humanity will build homes in Lake County

Monday, January 23, 2017

Sacramento, CA – All throughout the devastating Valley Fire and Clayton Fire events, Senator McGuire has been active and engaged in the response, recovery and now the rebuilding of Southern Lake County.

He announced – late in 2016 – $7.2 million had been secured to fund the building of 80-100 homes between the two burn areas.

Senator Mike McGuire is now excited to announce that two Lake County non-profit organizations have been selected to lead the rebuilding efforts.

In response to President Trump’s unprecedented refusal to share basic information with American public, new bill will require that all presidential candidates release tax returns in order to appear on California ballot

Monday, January 23, 2017

Sacramento – During President Donald Trump’s campaign he told the American people that he would release his tax returns, but yesterday, he officially broke that promise. He won’t release his tax returns, despite 40 years of precedent from past presidents and presidential candidates.

In response to President-Elect Donald Trump’s unprecedented refusal to share basic information with American public, new bill will require that all presidential candidates release tax returns in order to appear on California ballot

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Sacramento – Today California State Senators Scott Wiener and Mike McGuire officially introduced their legislation which would require that any future presidential or vice-presidential candidate must make their tax returns public to appear on the California ballot. The two Senators are offering the legislation in response to President-Elect Donald Trump’s historic refusal to release his tax returns to the American public, despite the fact that presidential candidates have been doing so voluntarily for decades.

McGuire re-introduces legislation to require the state to reimburse rural counties

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire, one of the only Democrats in the State Senate to represent a rural district, has seen first-hand how one-size-fits-all approaches to statewide issues negatively impact rural regions of California. 

He has successfully fought for rural set asides to be included in statewide programs that benefit rural counties and small communities and advocated for rural California to get their fair share of state grants and funding.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Sacramento, CA – As a member of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review committee, Senator Mike McGuire released the following statement regarding the Governor’s budget proposal introduced this morning.