Asm Wood proposes package to support vulnerable seniors
SACRAMENTO–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announces a package of legislation and budget requests to improve the support California provides for vulnerable seniors.
California Sports Fishing League Spotlights Asm. Wood's 365-Day Fishing License Proposal
The California Sports Fishing League produced the following press release on AB 1387:
February 25, 2019 (Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has authored Assembly Bill 1387, state legislation that will transition California’s calendar-based fishing license to one that is valid a full 365 days from the date of purchase and a mobile phone app that makes fishing easier and more accessible. The bill, sponsored by the California Sportfishing League (CSL), is co-authored by Assemblymember James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) and a bipartisan group of 12 other legislators.
Assemblymember Jim Wood proposes legislation granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners with AB 890
SACRAMENTO–As a commissioner on the California Future Health Workforce Commission (Commission), chair of Assembly Health Committee and a health care provider for almost 30 years, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced AB 890, legislation that will allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice to the full extent of their education and training in order to ensure direct access to mil
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.