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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.

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.