Press Releases

January 26, 2023

(SACRAMENTO)Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) is proud to honor the sacrifice of fallen Riverside Deputy Sheriff Isaiah Cordero. SCR 16 will rename a specified portion of State Highway Route 60 in the County of Riverside as the Deputy Isaiah A. Cordero Memorial Highway.

January 17, 2023

(SACRAMENTO)Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) introduced SB 75 which would add 26 new superior court judgeships to underserved regions across the state, including Inland Southern California where the majority of the judicial need in the state is concentrated. “Every day we see the real impacts of our overwhelmed justice system in case dismissals, delayed trials and more. If we as a State truly believe in justice, we must provide it in a timely fashion to every Californian regardless of zip code” said Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside).

January 11, 2023

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) is pleased to announce that President Pro Tem Toni Atkins has reappointed him as Chair of the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development, a position he has held since 2020.

Senator Roth said, “It is a great honor to have the opportunity to continue to serve as Chair of this committee that plays an important role in the protection of consumers, the economic health of the state, and the well-being of all Californians.”

January 09, 2023

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) is proud to commemorate the lifelong accomplishments of Joseph Tavaglione with a Senate Concurrent Resolution. SCR 13 will rename the interchange, where State Highway Routes 60 and 91 meet Interstate 215 in Riverside County, the Joseph Tavaglione Interchange.

December 05, 2022

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) introduced three bills demonstrating a range of priorities for the upcoming 2023-2024 legislative session.

November 18, 2022

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) shared the following statement concerning the strike carried out by the UAW union representing 48,000 academic workers across the UC system:

June 08, 2022

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) proudly honored Riverside Legal Aid as Senate District 31’s 2022 Nonprofit of the Year. The nonprofit’s Executive Director, Rita Smith, and esteemed member, Ernie Reguly, were welcomed to Sacramento to be honored for the occasion.

May 27, 2022

(SACRAMENTO) – Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) acknowledged the tremendous effort by the State Senate this week to move forward a package of mental health bills to address our state’s mental health crisis. 

May 26, 2022

(SACRAMENTO) – Yesterday, Senator Richard D. Roth’s (D-Riverside), Senate Bill (SB) 1199, which would establish a University of California, Riverside School of Medicine (UCRSOM) acute care teaching hospital in Riverside County, unanimously passed out of the California State Senate and is now headed to the Assembly. 

May 13, 2022

SACRAMENTO) – Today, Governor Newsom released his revised 2022-2023 budget proposal which included $43.1M in funding to replace all existing outdoor sports fields (football, track, softball, and baseball) and add a stand-alone soccer field at California School for the Deaf, Riverside. These existing fields have not been updated in nearly seventy years.