Cottage Cannabis Farmer Bill Signed by Governor

Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood’s “Cottage Cannabis Farmers Bill” achieved a significant milestone when the Governor signed it. AB 2516 creates a new medical cannabis cultivator license category for “micro farmers.”

Yurok Gaming Compact Signed by Governor

Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood’s AB 1977, which ratifies a recent agreement between the Governor and the Yurok Tribe, was signed by the Governor.

More people will be able to access mental health care with AB 1863

Sacramento – This weekend, Governor Brown signed AB 1863, a bill authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) that will enable rural health clinics (RHCs) and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to hire qualified licensed marriage and family therapists (MFTs) and allow for them to become billable providers under Medi-Cal.

Broadband Map Act Moves to the Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO, – Today Assemblymember Jim Wood’s “Broadband Map Act” was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee, marking a landmark victory.

Assemblyman Wood said, “This is a huge step in the right direction for the North Coast we are now two steps away from a paramount shift in broadband infrastructure.  Reliable connectivity is too important of an issue to settle for the status quo”

Small Farmers Bill Moves to the Senate Floor

AB 2516, the “cottage farmer bill” was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee today and is now one vote away from the Governor’s desk.  AB 2516 would create a new “cottage” cultivator license for anyone growing 2,500 ft. or less outdoors or 500 ft. or less indoors.