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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.

In The News
September 24, 2018 -

By Andre Mouchard

Before his name was on a local jail, before a criminal justice department at UC Riverside was named in his honor, before his decades in the state senate made him an icon of Riverside and California politics, Robert B. Presley already was something rare:

A war hero.

Press Releases
September 24, 2018 -

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth joins several others across Riverside County and the State of California in mourning the passing of former State Senator Bob Presley.

Press Releases
September 19, 2018 -

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, military personnel and veterans planning to go to college celebrated a major victory. Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senator Richard D. Roth’s Senate Bill 1071, which streamlines the education opportunities for military personnel and veterans at community colleges.


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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