Asm. Wood Honors Laura Perrott Mahan (1868-1937) as Assembly District 2’s Woman of the Year
SACRAMENTO—Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced selecting Laura Perrott Mahan, early 20th century advocate for the preservation of redwood groves in Humboldt County and California, as 2022 Woman of the Year for Assembly District 2.
Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Improve Drought Preparedness for North Coast Watershed
SACRAMENTO–Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced AB 2451, legislation creating a dedicated Drought Section within the Division of Water Rights responsible for improving drought planning, drought response and climate resiliency statewide, and directing the agency to conduct drought planning for North Coast watersheds.
Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Create Cannabis Cultivator Retail License
SACRAMENTO–Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced AB 2691, legislation authorizing the Department of Cannabis Control to issue temporary cultivator event retail licenses that would allow small-scale growers to sell their cannabis products at cannabis events in the state.
Asm Wood and Asm Stone Introduce Bill to Increase Oversight and Accountability of Involuntary Detentions
SACRAMENTO–Assemblymembers Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) and Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley) announced introducing AB 2275, strengthening California’s efforts to support people with mental illness by increasing oversight and accountability of involuntary detentions while ensuring due process protections.
Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Improve Broadband Access
SACRAMENTO–Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced AB 2752, legislation that would require the CPUC to map last-mile connections stemming from the state’s open-access middle-mile network. AB 2752 builds on previous efforts, including AB 41 (Wood), to improve the maps that define broadband access statewide.
Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Accommodate Native American Cultural Tradition of Naming Newborns
SACRAMENTO–Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced AB 2176, expanding the timeframe for Native American families to register the birth of a child. The bill is expanding the timeframe for registration from 10 days to 21 days, honoring and accommodating the period of sacred ceremonial blessing and naming of the newborn.