News & Press Releases

May 30, 2020 -

Updates on Statewide Strategies, PEUC, and County Resources: This week brought us difficult, yet critically important, discussions about our state’s budget and the implications the COVID-19 pandemic will have on our lives in the years to come. My office received numerous calls from community members concerned about cuts to vital state services that contribute to California’s goals to build a healthy, equitable future for all who call it home. 

May 23, 2020 -

Updates on Statewide Strategies and County Orders: With Friday’s announcement from the Riverside County Public Health officials, our County and our district move into an accelerated version of phase two in Governor Newsom’s Resilience Roadmap. Because of your collective efforts, our District and our state have made considerable progress toward a restored sense of normalcy. 

May 16, 2020 -

Updates on California's Path Forward and Riverside County Actions: This week marked the California State Senate’s return to the Capitol, where Governor Newsom’s revised State Budget proposal and the ongoing oversight of the State’s response to COVID-19 stood ready for action. My extended time in our 31st District has given me much to consider and share with my colleagues.

Press Releases
May 14, 2020 -

(SACRAMENTO) – Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2020-21 state budget: “The Governor’s revised State Budget Proposal is a sobering reminder of the far-reaching impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic...

May 09, 2020 -

Updates on Statewide and County Strategies, and Workers' Resources: As we celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, I hope we all have the opportunity to express just how important our mothers are in our lives. Our mothers have always been asked to fulfill a multitude of roles for our families. Our collective COVID-19 response has asked them to take on even more, some now serving as full-time educators to their children and others continuing to serve as members of the essential workforce. 


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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