SACRAMENTO–Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), partnering with California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra, introduced AB 824 to stop pharmaceutical companies from pocketing billions in profits by using a “pay-for-delay” practice that results in an extension of their patents on brand name drugs beyond what Congress intended when it passed the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984.
SACRAMENTO—Today we saw what leadership looks like. Gov. Gavin Newsom was fearless identifying the many issues we face in California and held nothing back as he told us what he wants to do about them.
SACRAMENTO—On January 16, Will Tesconi joined Assemblymember Jim Wood’s Santa Rosa district office as Field Representative. Wood is a Democrat, representing the 2nd Assembly District which includes Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity and Mendocino counties plus northern and coastal Sonoma County.
SACRAMENTO—Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), chair of the Assembly Health Committee, introduced AB 290, legislation that would prevent dialysis companies from increasing their already excessive corporate profits through a scheme to bankroll patients’ health care premiums.
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Jim Wood provided this statement on CAL FIRE’s Report on cause of Tubbs Fire:
SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Jim Wood provided this statement on the introduction of Governor Gavin Newsom’s first state budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.