SACRAMENTO–In the state budget soon to be sent to Governor Gavin Newsom for his signature is $9.25 million to support the Atmospheric Rivers Research, Mitigation, and Climate Forecasting Program in the Department of Water Resources (DWR), funding originally requested by AB 557, a bill by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa).
SACRAMENTO–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) honors Sonoma County’s Co
SACRAMENTO–Last week Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) moved several of his key bills through the Assembly, allowing the bills to be considered in the Senate as early as in the next few weeks.
SACRAMENTO–Today the Assembly Appropriations Committee reported that AB 890 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), which would provide full practice authority to nurse practitioners, will become a two-year bill, postponing any further action this first year of the two-year legislative session.
“I’m extremely disappointed that my highest priority health care bill didn’t make it out of the Appropriations Committee today,” said Wood, who chairs the Assembly Health Committee. “After all, with other legislation, we’re expanding coverage to more people, and that’s absolutely what we should be doing, but at the same time we’re not expanding the number of health care professionals to provide the care.
SACRAMENTO–Today the Governor presented his revised budget for 2019-20 and overall I’m encouraged by many of his proposals; however, I do have some concerns. Here are some of the issues I believe are critical for our state and also for the people in the district I represent.
EUREKA-Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) and Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) will host a hearing of California State Assembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Eureka Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside Eureka City Council Chambers, 531 K St.
The hearing is free and open to the public.
SACRAMENTO–This Monday, April 22, we celebrate Earth Day and take time to reflect on ways that all of us can better protect our planet.
Here are some events happening throughout Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties:
SACRAMENTO–Today the Assembly Health Committee passed a package of three bills authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) to improve the support California provides for vulnerable seniors.