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August 01, 2019 -


Press Releases
July 31, 2019 -

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside) Senate Bill 307 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 307 protects the California Mojave National Preserve by hitting the pause button on a controversial pumping project backed by Cadiz, Inc.

In The News
June 14, 2019 -

By JEFF HORSEMAN | | The Press-Enterprise

PUBLISHED: June 14, 2019 at 3:07 pm | UPDATED: June 17, 2019 at 11:53 am

Money to expand UC Riverside’s medical school and add new judges is part of the new California budget approved Thursday, June 13, by lawmakers in Sacramento.

In The News
April 09, 2019 -

By Debra Kahn, Politico Pro

A bill that would require the State Lands Commission and Department of Fish and Wildlife to approve a controversial groundwater pumping project in the Mojave Desert passed its first committee hearing today, but the long-running debate over the aquifer is far from over.

Press Releases
April 09, 2019 -

(SACRAMENTO) – After raucous debate, Senator Richard D. Roth’s Senate Bill 307 was approved by the Senate Natural Resources Committee.


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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