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).

Asm. Wood’s Statement on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19

I am very aware that everyone is concerned about the new Coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. And even more so, people want to be assured that the information they are receiving is accurate and scientifically sound and that the level of risk to our health is clearly stated to avoid unnecessary alarm.

Asm. Wood Introduces Bill to Improve Affordability of ACA Plans

SACRAMENTO--This week, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) introduced AB 2347, legislation to reduce the cost of health care coverage for millions of Californians who purchase their coverage through Covered California, California’s health care exchange for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).