Assemblymember Wood and Attorney General Becerra Announce Bill to Outlaw “Pay for Delay” Tactics of Drug Companies

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.

Will Tesconi joins Assemblymember Jim Wood’s staff in Santa Rosa

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.