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Friday, March 24, 2017

Please join me for a community town hall meeting in Eureka. I look forward to sharing the latest legislative news from Sacramento and hearing about the issues important to you.

Joining me will be representatives from Caltrans, local health centers and immigration experts. During the event, you'll have the opportunity to ask questions about state policy, discuss issues impacting our community and learn about services that these agencies and my office can provide.

Friday, March 24
5 - 6:30 p.m.

Eureka High School Cafeteria
1915 J Street
Eureka, CA

If you have any questions, please contact my office at (707) 445-7014.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Please join me for a community town hall meeting in Gualala. I look forward to sharing the latest from Sacramento and hearing about the issues important to you.

During the event, you'll have the opportunity to ask questions about state policy, discuss issues impacting our community, and learn about services my office can provide.

Saturday March 4
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Gualala Community Center
47950 Center St, Gualala, CA

If you have any questions, please contact my office at (707) 463-5770.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Yesterday, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), a dentist by profession and chair of the Assembly Health Committee, introduced AB 265, legislation that would prohibit the use of coupons for pharmaceutical drugs when other FDA-approved drugs are available and less expensive.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO —Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), introduced AB 275 that would provide additional protections to residents of skilled nursing facilities when those facilities have a change in license status or operation, such as closure. “Residents of skilled nursing facilities are among our most vulnerable citizens and they must be protected,” said Wood.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – State Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) was impressed with Governor Brown’s State of the State speech delivered to a joint session of the California State Legislature.  Assemblymember Wood says, as the Health Committee Chair, he’s glad that the Governor talked about health care and the attacks on Planned Parenthood in the annual address. “He called on us for civility as a group…bipartisanship, working together,” Assemblymember Wood said. “As we work together as Californians, we defend America.” Watch this Assembly Access video to hear more from Assemblymember Wood.

Friday, January 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO – On January 5, during one of the first days of the 2017 State Assembly’s Regular Session, Asm. Jim Wood honored the life of Judge Harold E. Neville, Jr. by adjourning in his memory. Judge Neville died December 6, 2016. He served as one of the most respected judges in Humboldt County for many years.

“Judge Neville was a larger-than-life personality,” said Asm. Jim Wood, who represents Humboldt County. “I was proud to honor Judge Neville and the positive impact he had on so many people.”

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Have you been ice skating in Ukiah this year? Many Boys & Girls Club members were able to ice skate this year because of the generosity of Assemblymember Jim Wood and Granite Construction.

Monday, January 2, 2017

CA Competes Tax Credit WorkshopThe Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting a workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit. Small, medium and large businesses are encouraged to attend the workshop and receive instructions on how to apply for this tax credit program.

The California Competes Tax Credit Program has approximately $243 million in tax credits available during the 2016-17 fiscal year for businesses that want to expand in, or relocate to, California. The next application period begins January 2, 2017. Come and learn how your business can apply for millions in available tax credits. The workshop and the program are free and available to businesses of all sizes throughout the state.

Please join us and visit the GO-Biz Facebook page for details at:

GO-Biz Workshop in Crescent City on December 5

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Today Speaker Anthony Rendon announced the reappointment of Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) as chair of the Assembly Health Committee.

“I am grateful to be given the privilege of continuing to serve as chair of the Assembly Health Committee,” said Wood. “We tackled some difficult issues last session, and working with our colleagues from across the aisle, we tightened restrictions on the sale of tobacco to young people, protected consumers from unwarranted billing when receiving care from in-network health care providers, increased children’s access to preventive health care and mental health services, improved access to investigational drugs for seriously ill patients and improved food safety, to name a few.”

Monday, December 5, 2016

California Competes Tax Credit WorkshopThe Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting a workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit. Small, medium and large businesses are encouraged to attend the workshop and receive instructions on how to apply for this tax credit program.

The California Competes Tax Credit Program has approximately $243 million in tax credits available during the 2016-17 fiscal year for businesses that want to expand in, or relocate to, California. The next application period begins January 2, 2017. Come and learn how your business can apply for millions in available tax credits. The workshop and the program are free and available to businesses of all sizes throughout the state.

Please join us and visit the GO-Biz Facebook page for details at:

GO-Biz Workshop in Crescent City on December 5