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

Monday, January 25, 2021

Governor’s 2021 budget proposal includes $1 billion overall in wildfire and forest resilience funding

Friday, January 8, 2021

Sacramento, CA – The Golden State has witnessed record devastation wrought by the worst wildfire seasons in history over the past decade.

The Legislature and the Governor have funded hundreds of millions of dollars in new wildfire prevention and preparedness for CalFire, counties, fire districts and natural resources agencies across the state.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Sacramento, CA – In this first week of the new legislative session, Senator Mike McGuire, whose North Coast district has been ravaged by wildfires, is introducing landmark legislation to confront California’s increasing wildfire risk by establishing sweeping new safety standards for developments in high risk wildfire areas.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Innovative collaboration between county mental health departments and school districts will improve the lives of countless students

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Millions of dollars in critical mental health funding will flow into both Humboldt and Mendocino counties from a state Mental Health Services Act grant fund established last year by the legislature. 
$5 million was recently approved by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission for both Mendocino and Humboldt counties ($2.5 million each) to build on their partnerships with schools to address mental illness among children and teens. 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire is a lead author of AB 323, a bill that would help save newspapers across the Golden State and allow print media outlets to continue using independent contractors as carriers for another two years, until Jan. 1, 2023 (the current provision sunsets Jan. 1, 2021). This week, the bill passed 5-0 out of the Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee. Senator McGuire released the following statement about the bill: