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Press Releases
November 13, 2018 -

RIVERSIDE, CA – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) will hold a media availability following a public hearing by the Career Technology and the New Economy Select Committee. In today’s education landscape, California appears to be suffering a communication breakdown between education and the needs of private industry.

In The News
October 28, 2018 -

By Leticia Juarez

Cadiz, a water supply company, wants to pump out and sell 50,000 acre-feet of water from an aquifer under the Mojave Desert.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is trying to stop them.

"It's those aquifers that keep the plant life growing which nourish the animals -- the bighorn sheep and the desert tortoises," the California Democrat said at a news conference at the Whitewater Preserve in Riverside County.

Feinstein, along with Rep. Raul Ruiz and state Sen. Richard Roth, spoke out against the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project.

In The News
October 25, 2018 -

By Sarah Trott, KESQ-TV

Press Releases
October 02, 2018 -

(SACRAMENTO) – In the final days of this year’s legislative session, Governor Brown signed a bill by Senator Richard D. Roth that ensures greater accountability and transparency of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) lenders to cut out abusive practices. SB 1087 will soon take effect in California.

Press Releases
September 28, 2018 -

(SACRAMENTO) – Human trafficking has become proliferate across the country, with California leading the way – California is No.1 nationwide in most trafficking per capita. But state leaders are fighting back. Among the pieces of legislation signed by Governor Brown that seek to combat this insidious crime is SB 1104 – authored by Senator Richard D.


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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