Press Releases

Senator Roth’s Legislation Providing Water to Failed County Water Company Customers Passes State Senate

May 01, 2014

Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside) proposed new law to provide safe drinking water to 140 homes in Western Riverside County served by the failed, private County Water Company of Riverside passed the State Senate today on a unanimous bipartisan vote.

Senate Bill 1130 allows the public agencies of Eastern Municipal Water District and Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District the necessary assistance they need to provide both short and long term solutions to the health and safety risks the residents face as a result of this failing water system.     

Senator Roth Applauds Governor's Tax incentive program for Western Riverside County

April 24, 2014

Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) applauded new tax incentives for employers hiring workers in specific parts of Western Riverside County, as well as other areas of California with high unemployment and poverty.

The New Employment Credit (NEC) is a hiring credit for businesses in California communities with the highest rates of unemployment and poverty. The credit is part of the Governor’s Economic Development Initiative, which passed in 2013 and received support from both Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature, businesses and labor groups.

Senator Roth Statement on Tragic Bus Accident April 10, 2014

April 11, 2014

I am saddened and join all Californians in grieving about the news of the tragic bus accident yesterday.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the students, families and friends of all the victims and survivors of this terrible accident. We are especially thinking of our students from Riverside Norte Vista High School.

Senate Committee Approves Senator Roth’s Legislation Providing Water to Failed County Water Company

April 02, 2014

The Senate Environmental Quality Committee unanimously and on a bipartisan vote approved Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside) proposed new law to provide safe drinking water to 140 homes in Western Riverside County served by the failed, private County Water Company of Riverside.

Senate Bill 1130 allows the public agencies of Eastern Municipal Water District and Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District the necessary assistance they need to provide both short and long term solutions to the health and safety risks the residents face as a result of this failing water system.     

Senate Committee on Legislative Ethics Retains Independent Outside Legal Counsel

January 02, 2014

 

Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside), Chair of the Senate Committee on Legislative Ethics, today announced the retention of independent, outside legal counsel to assist the committee in reviewing matters contained in the recently leaked FBI affidavit concerning allegations of inappropriate conduct.

Senator Roth and the Riverside Unified School District Host First Pathways to Higher Education Conference

September 27, 2013

Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) is joining the Riverside Unified School District in holding the first Pathways to Higher Education Conference.

High School students and their parents are encouraged to attend this FREE conference on Saturday, October 5 from 8 AM to 11 AM at the J.W. North High School, 1550 W. Third Street, Riverside, CA 92507.

Senator Roth Staff Holds Home Gardens Community Office Hours

August 20, 2013

Senator Richard D. Roth’s district office staff will be holding community office hours in Home Gardens on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the

Home Gardens Library, located at 3785 S. Neece Street, Corona, CA 92879.

Senador Richard D. Roth Home Gardens Horas Comunitarias

August 20, 2013

Personal de distrito de la oficina de Senador Richard D. Roth tendrán horas comunitarias en Home Gardens el Lunes 26 de Agosto, 2013 de 12:00 p.m. a 3:00 p.m. en la Librería de Home Gardens, localizada en 3785 S. Neece Street, Corona, CA 92879.

Personal estará disponible para proveer asistencia e información de programas estatales. Panfletos e información estarán disponibles. Su opinión sobre legislación estatal es importante.

Senator Roth Opens Perris District Office

July 02, 2013

Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) will open a new satellite district office in Perris on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Perris Station, 137 North Perris Boulevard, Perris, CA 92570.

Staff will be available to assist with any questions or concerns you have regarding state services, programs and procedures.  Brochures and other helpful information about public services will also be available.

New California State Budget Signed Into Law: Full, Continuous Funding for UC Riverside Medical School

June 27, 2013

Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed the Fiscal Year 2013 – 2014 state budget today providing full and continuous funding for the University of California, Riverside Medical School.
 
Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) said, “The $15 million of ongoing state money in this year’s state budget is a victory for the UCR Medical School, the health of the people of Inland Southern California, and our regional economy. This victory will benefit all of us today and our families for generations to come.”