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Friday, January 31, 2020

Corporations providing electrical service must reimburse customers affected by a PSPS for qualified claims

SACRAMENTO–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) introduced AB 2033, legislation that would direct utility companies, like PG&E, to reimburse its customers for certain losses as the result of a scheduled public safety power shutoff (PSPS).

Monday, January 27, 2020

SACRAMENTO–Today the Assembly overwhelmingly passed AB 890 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), which would provide full practice authority to nurse practitioners, and sends the bill to the Senate.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO–Tomorrow Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) will be honored as an AARP 2019 Rx Price Fighter.

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age. The Rx Price Fighter is a new award honoring a select group of 28 officials from 14 states who have championed legislation designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Monday, October 7, 2019

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 824 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) and sponsored by Attorney General Xavier Becerra, which will provide the tools the Attorney General needs to prevent brand name and generic pharmaceutical companies from pocketing billions in profits by using a “pay-for-delay” practice.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO–Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 38, authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), along with a number of measu

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO–Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1088 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill that will protect low-income seniors turning 65 and people with disabilities from a loophole in existing law that results in their losing access to Medi-Cal coverage.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

SACRAMENTO–Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed AB 109 and SB 109, which in part provides $1.5 million in aid to Sonoma County for the devastation left behind from the 2019 Russian River Flood.

“My request for these funds came after visiting the Guerneville community earlier this year and seeing the damage caused by this flood,” said Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa). “The damage, although devastating, did not rise to the level that qualified for federal assistance from FEMA for individual homeowners, so something had to be done to help.”

Wednesday, September 4, 2019