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.

Asm Wood Applauds Governor & Health Care Groups Addressing COVID-19 Crisis

SACRAMENTO--“I applaud Governor Newsom and all the health care professional leaders who came together to develop temporary flexibility expanding their current areas of practice, extending the ability for all of them to maximize their ability to meet the need during this crisis,” said Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa).