Coastal Conservancy awards $1.4 million to five projects in Assembly District 2

This week, the Coastal Conservancy held a virtual Board meeting and awarded funding totaling over $1.4 million to five projects in AD 2, including $500,000 to the Sonoma County Regional Parks to acquire approximately 515 acres in the Dutch Bill Creek watershed and $150,000 to the City of Crescent City to construct a new section of the California Coastal Trail connecting the Crescent City Harbor

Asm. Wood Statement on Today's Budget Vote

These are uncertain times. This pandemic has turned our world upside down and the people we represent are hurting. Some have lost loved ones, many have lost jobs, and small businesses are closing and struggling to stay financially afloat.

Statement from Assemblymember Jim Wood on the Killing of George Floyd

The protests that have arisen across this country in response to the tragic killing of George Floyd represent a real and valid frustration over systemic racism, law enforcement practices and the criminal justice system.

I see the peaceful protesters as courageous and inspiring. For every one of them, I know there are many more people at home who support their cause.

Asm. Wood & Sen. McGuire Lead Bipartisan Effort of 50 Legislators to Ask State to Allocate Portion of COVID Relief Fund to Smaller Local Governments

SACRAMENTO—Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) and Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, signed by a bipartisan group of 50 legislators, asking the state of California to assure funding for rural counties that have been left out of federal COVID-19 assistance programs because their populations are smaller than 500,000.