Press Releases

February 17, 2022

The California Rental Assistance and Mortgage Relief Programs are here: Join me, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, and  Assemblymember Jose Medina, for a robust discussion and presentation for by the California Mortgage Relief Program and our local partners Inland SoCal United Way for a Virtual Town Hall to learn how to apply for the support you need.

October 29, 2021

Senator Richard D. Roth and the Select Committee on Career Technology and the New Economy invite you to join regional stakeholders, local representatives, and state agency leaders for an informational hearing regarding the strengthening of California’s workforce through career education and apprenticeships. Join us for a discussion focusing on how California can better prepare its workforce for changing job trends and opportunities by improving the continuity between Career Education and apprenticeships, and workforce needs.

September 02, 2021

(SACRAMENTO) Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) presented Senate Bill (SB) 97 related to Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) parental notification before his colleagues on the Senate Floor. The bill earned unanimous support on concurrence, soaring through the final stage before the bill is sent to the Governor’s desk.

June 29, 2021

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) outlined some of the transformative regional investments coming to Inland Southern California, as outlined in the 2021-2022 California State Budget: “When I first campaigned for the State Senate in 2012, I pushed for a long overdue medical school for UCR because of our critical need for healthcare workers.  I have continued to fight for full recognition, respect, and resources for our underserved Region ever since.  These budget investments move us closer to that goal,” said Senator Roth.

January 30, 2021

31st District Digest: Updates on Regional Stay-at-Home Orders, Eviction Moratoriums, and more: On Monday, the California Dept. of Public Health announced that regional stay at home orders have been lifted, placing Riverside County back into the Purple Tier of the Statewide Blueprint for a safer economy.

October 23, 2020

We are living in an unprecedented time and the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic have touched us all. Every single day I remind myself that I serve at the pleasure of my constituents, and this year has been no different. The following is a brief on Team Roth and the Legislature’s efforts to meet these challenges so far, and how we continue to serve constituents in need.

June 30, 2020

(SACRAMENTO) – Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) issued the following statement regarding Governor Newsom’s signing of the 2020-21 State Budget:

June 26, 2020

(SACRAMENTO) – Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) issued the following statement today in response to the final budget deal to be submitted to Governor Newsom:

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...

January 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: