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Community meeting will be held TOMORROW, Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 pm

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire will hold a critical telephone town hall tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. for Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity county residents to hear the latest updates on the state and local coronavirus response.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Click the link to listen to the March 18 Telephone Town Hall

Community meeting will be held this Wednesday, March 18 at 7 pm

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire is partnering with the County of Mendocino to hold a critical telephone town hall this coming Wednesday, March 18, at 7:00 p.m. for all Mendocino County residents to hear the latest updates from public health officials, the county and the Mendocino County Office of Education.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire, Chair of the Senate Committee on Governance & Finance, Senator Scott Wiener, Chair of the Senate Committee on Housing, Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Local Government, and Assemblymember David Chiu, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing & Community Development, are hosting a critical hearing this Wednesday on housing impact fees.

Community meeting will be held this Thursday, February 13 at 7 p.m.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire and representatives from the County of Mendocino are coming together for a Redwood Valley Rebuilding Town Hall to provide an update on the Redwood Valley County Water District Reconstruction and Improvement Project. 

Monday, February 10, 2020

Sacramento, CA – The size and scope of wildfires across California have increased in intensity and destruction over the past decade, impacting millions of residents and causing tens of billions in damage. 

The 2018 wildfire season eclipsed 2017 as the most destructive and deadliest year for wildfires in Golden State history. California’s largest, most destructive and deadly wildland fires have all taken place in the last decade – with over 38,000 homes, businesses and structures having been destroyed by California wildfires since 2015.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Californians left in the dark during power shutoffs or who face oncoming firestorms have their lives put at risk when their cell phones, cable, and landlines go down.

Last year, as the Kincade Fire burned in Sonoma County forcing the largest evacuation in the county’s history during one of the biggest Public Safety Power Shutoffs in California history, hundreds of cell towers residents have come to rely on went dark. This left hundreds of thousands of Californians in harm’s way without their cell phone during a disaster.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sacramento, CA – Today, the Director of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the commercial Dungeness Crab season will officially open south of the Mendocino-Sonoma county line next week, December 15 after a delay due to the risk of whale entanglement.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Sacramento, CA – The State of California has approved California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) funding for Kincade Fire damages, which will result in the state covering 75 percent of many of the response and recovery costs incurred by local governments.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Sacramento, CA – As residents in portions of 22 counties across Northern California prepare for their fifth widespread Public Safety Power Shutoff in the past 45 days, Senator McGuire and the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee held a special hearing to look at what actions can be taken to protect Californians. Senator McGuire released the following statement: