Press Releases

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.

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.

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.”

June 19, 2013

The Senate Governance and Finance Committee unanimously and on a bipartisan vote approved Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside) proposed new law to assist the Riverside County cities of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee, and Wildomar.

Senator Roth’s proposal, Senate Bill 56, provides funding for newly incorporated cities and for cities which annexed inhabited areas that lost funding as a result of state budget challenges in 2011.  The bill provides newly incorporated cities and annexations with funding to replace lost revenue money other new cities previously received.

June 15, 2013

Hoy la legislatura estatal de California adoptó el presupuesto estatal para el año fiscal de 2013 – 2014 que provee el continuo financiamiento a la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de California en Riverside. El presupuesto continúa al escritorio del gobernador Jerry Brown para su firma.

June 15, 2013

Today the California Legislature adopted the Fiscal Year 2013 – 2014 state budget which provides full and continuous funding of $15 million for the University of California, Riverside Medical School.  The budget will now be sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature.

May 23, 2013

Riverside Senator Richard D. Roth and Assemblymember Jose Medina successfully placed funding for the UC Riverside Medical School into the Fiscal Year 2013- 2014 California State Budget Bill. 

The UC Riverside Medical School line item was passed by the Assembly Budget Subcommittee 2 late yesterday and by the Senate Budget Subcommittee 1 this morning. The subcommittees approved budget language placing $15 million of continuous funding into the state budget bill.

May 22, 2013

Senator Richard D. Roth’s district office staff will be holding community office hours in Jurupa Valley on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the VFW Post 10267, located at 8607 Mission Blvd., Jurupa Valley, CA 92509.

Staff will be available to assist with any questions or issues you have regarding state services and programs. Brochures and information will be available and your opinions are always appreciated on state legislative issues. 

Please stop by and say hello. We are always at your service and look forward to meeting you.

May 14, 2013

Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) issued the following statement today regarding Governor Brown’s Revision of the proposed California 2013 – 2014 State Budget:


May 01, 2013

The Senate Public Safety Committee unanimously approved Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside) proposed new law to hold state officials accountable to provide accurate financial reporting and statements. 

Senator Roth’s proposed new law, Senate Bill 801, would require that any person responsible for auditing the accounts of a state agency who knowingly misrepresents any state financial or statistical reports be held criminally liable.