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Press Releases
April 24, 2024 -

Sacramento—Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside ) transformative More Pathways to Nursing legislation, Senate Bill (SB) 895, has passed the Senate Committee on Education on a 7-0, unanimous, bi-partisan vote.

Press Releases
April 12, 2024 -


Sacramento— A critical bill in California’s fight to end the opioid epidemic, by Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside), Senate Bill (SB) 1385, the Substance Abuse Navigators Legislation, co-authored by Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire (D-North Coast), has passed the Senate Health Committee.

April 09, 2024 -

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Press Releases
April 02, 2024 -


Sacramento—A landmark package of bills, titled the 2024 Animal Protection and Gun Violence Prevention Act, authored by Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside), passed the State Senate’s Public Safety Committee on a unanimous, bipartisan vote.


In The News
March 26, 2024 -

Community college leaders will once again attempt to offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing, renewing a fight with the state’s universities over whether expanding to the two-year sector eases California’s nurses shortage or increases competition.

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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