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Press Releases
October 29, 2021 -

Senator Richard D. Roth and the Select Committee on Career Technology and the New Economy invite you to join regional stakeholders, local representatives, and state agency leaders for an informational hearing regarding the strengthening of California’s workforce through career education and apprenticeships. Join us for a discussion focusing on how California can better prepare its workforce for changing job trends and opportunities by improving the continuity between Career Education and apprenticeships, and workforce needs.

October 07, 2021 -

(SACRAMENTO)Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) lauded Governor Newsom’s signing of several bills from the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development, and reflected on his dynamic first year as Chair of the Committee:

Press Releases
September 02, 2021 -

(SACRAMENTO) Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) presented Senate Bill (SB) 97 related to Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) parental notification before his colleagues on the Senate Floor. The bill earned unanimous support on concurrence, soaring through the final stage before the bill is sent to the Governor’s desk.

Press Releases
June 29, 2021 -

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) outlined some of the transformative regional investments coming to Inland Southern California, as outlined in the 2021-2022 California State Budget: “When I first campaigned for the State Senate in 2012, I pushed for a long overdue medical school for UCR because of our critical need for healthcare workers.  I have continued to fight for full recognition, respect, and resources for our underserved Region ever since.  These budget investments move us closer to that goal,” said Senator Roth.

In The News
June 23, 2021 -

By Byrhonda Lyons [Published: June 23, 2021] — "State Sen. Richard Roth, a Democrat from Riverside, is pushing legislation that would have the state spend $10 million to expand the program to more locations statewide.  “It has essentially been operating with volunteers,” Roth said. “If we expect to move the needle dramatically — and frankly, we must — we need to do more, and we need to do it now.” Roth’s SB 770 bill would also require the chancellor of the California Community Colleges to report outcomes to the state, something the program hasn’t done previously. It has yet to be incorporated into the Legislature’s whopping $264 billion proposed budget."


About Senator Roth

Richard Dale Roth was born November 6, 1950, in Columbus, Ohio and graduated from Ada High School (Ada, Ohio) in 1968, where he played in the band and was elected president of his junior class and the Student Council. He went on to Miami University ...

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