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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO—On Friday, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., signed AB 1953 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) which requires owners of long-term care facilities to report more information on how they use related-party businesses in their operations.

Following an attempted closure of three skilled nursing facilities in Eureka by the owner Brius Healthcare, and the potential displacement of more than 100 residents, Wood worked with Humboldt community members and Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) to successfully prevent two of those closures.

Monday, September 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Two bills authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) intended to address the opioid crisis – AB 2760 and AB 2789 – have been signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that, “on average, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.” Overdoses from prescription opioids are a driving factor in the 16-year increase in opioid overdose deaths and California emergency rooms treat one overdose every 45 minutes.

“If we had a plane crash every day where 120 people onboard lost their lives, the federal government would be hitting the alarm button and doing everything possible to stop that from ever happening again,” said Wood.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Today, after an intense period of discussion, debate and negotiation, the Conference Committee passed its report responding to the many issues posed by the recent devastating wildfires. “We’ve lost 58 people to wildfires in the past two years and thousands of homes,” said Wood. “This is not a situation where we can celebrate a win. Lives were lost and homes were destroyed. These wildfires were a wake-up call that demanded our full commitment and attention to protect the victims and minimize the impact future fires can and will have on our communities.”

Monday, August 27, 2018

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Need help dealing with a state agency?

Having trouble getting information on a state program?

My staff will be in Fort Bragg to help on August 27.

Redwood Coast Senior Center
490 N Harrold St Fort Bragg
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

If you are unable to make it, please contact my office with your questions at (707) 463-5770.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

 

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Join me and the Sonoma County Trails Council in repairing trails at Trione-Annadel State Park. We’ll spend the morning doing trail maintenance, discussing state issues, and take in the beautiful scenery. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come. I look forward to seeing you there.
 

Saturday August 18

9 a.m. -1 p.m.  Picnic lunch with Jim to follow

Trione-Annadel State Park

6201 Channel Drive

Santa Rosa, CA

Meet us in the Richardson Trail parking lot at the end of Channel Drive.
 

Wear work pants and closed-toed shoes and if possible, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Please RSVP if you can make it so we know how many free t-shirts to bring.

For more information call 707-576-2526 or go to my website.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO—This is a statement from Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa):

“As a member of the Wildfire Preparedness and Response Legislative Conference Committee, I won’t support a “solution” that doesn’t include, quite frankly, what’s in the title of this committee – and that’s prevention and response. We’ve lost 58 people to wildfires in the past two years. What more of a wake-up call do we need?

Saturday, August 4, 2018

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Join me and the Northcoast Regional Land Trust in beautifying Freshwater Farm Reserve. We’ll remove invasive weeds and work on trail cleanup at the reserve, discuss state issues, and take in the beautiful scenery. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come.

I look forward to seeing you there.
 

Saturday, August 4

10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Picnic lunch with Jim to follow

Freshwater Farms Reserve

5851 Myrtle Avenue

Eureka, CA 95503

Park in the nature trail parking lot and walk to meet us at the barn.
 

Wear work pants and closed-toed shoes and if possible, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Please RSVP if you can make it so we know how many free t-shirts to bring.

For more information call 707-445-7014 or go to my website.

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

 

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Join me in helping the Mendocino Land Trust continue the great work they’ve done to build the Pelican Bluffs Preserve and Coastal Trail. We’ll work on the trail, discuss state issues, and take in the beautiful scenery. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come. I look forward to seeing you there.
 

Saturday, July 28

10 a.m. -1 p.m.  Picnic lunch with Jim to follow

Location: Pelican Bluffs Preserve and Coastal Trail in Point Arena

Meet at the parking lot - 0.5 miles south of Point Arena on Highway 1
 

Wear work pants and closed-toed shoes and if possible, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Please RSVP if you can make it so we know how many free t-shirts to bring.

For more information call 707-463-5770 or go to my website.

RSVP For This Event

 

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