SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1311 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill that will address the shortage of recycling facilities, especially in rural areas.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Wood will chair an informational hearing of the Assembly Health Committee Tuesday, October 5 at 1:30 pm, on skilled nursing facility licensing, inspections and quality of care.
SACRAMENTO— Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 9 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill to create a separate entity to accomplish wildfire prevention work.
SACRAMENTO—In one of the final budget actions of this year’s legislative session, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) is grateful to his colleagues and Governor Newsom for supporting his request for $15 million for the Redwoods Rising project—a collaboration of the National Park Service, California State Parks and Save the Redwoods League.
CAL FIRE has just awarded nearly $138 million in grant funding to 105 local fire prevention projects in communities across the state with a goal of reducing the size and severity of wildfires. Here are the 2021 recipients and a summary of the major work of these projects for every county in Assembly District 2 – Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, Mendocino and Sonoma.
The past 18 months have been an unprecedented time of challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires and the resulting impact on people's health and employment have increased the importance of having health care coverage, whether it's for preventive care, medical treatment or accessing mental health services.
SACRAMENTO— Earlier this year, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) introduced AB 1130, a bill to create the Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA), an entity that would collect and analyze the health care market for cost drivers and trends in order to develop data-informed policies for lowering and controlling health care costs, with the ultimate goal of providing qualit