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Monday, March 12, 2018
Assemblymember Wood and AD 02 Woman of the Year, Jenny Chamberlain with Speaker Rendon, Assemblymember Eggman, and Assemblymember Brian Dahle
Assemblymember Wood and AD 02 Woman of the Year, Jenny Chamberlain with Speaker Rendon, Assemblymember Eggman, and Assemblymember Brian Dahle
Assemblymember Wood and AD 02 Woman of the Year, Jenny Chamberlain
AD 02 Woman of the Year, Jenny Chamberlain and guest
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

(Sacramento) –  At a state capitol news conference to introduce a package of legislation to combat the opioid epidemic, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), spoke about the importance of using multiple strategies to decrease the number of opioid deaths. “As a healthcare provider and an Assemblymember who represents two counties in California, Humboldt and Mendocino, with opioid prescription death rates that are two to three times higher than the national average, I strongly believe we need to do more,” said Assemblymember Wood.

Friday, February 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO— Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) joined a bipartisan group of legislators in forcefully condemning the Trump Administration’s proposal to permit oil and gas drilling off California’s coastline

Wood, who is a co-author of Assembly Joint Resolution 29, said, “I represent more coastline than any other Assembly District in California – 300 beautiful miles of it to be exact. Our coastline is rugged, majestic and pristine and it should stay that way.”

Thursday, February 8, 2018

(Sacramento) – While the Trump administration pushes for expansion of oil and gas drilling off the coast of California, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), other legislators and hundreds of supporters gathered on the steps of the State Capitol for a #ProtectThePacific rally. Assemblymember Wood’s district includes 300 miles of California coastline. “This President seems to like walls,” Assemblymember Wood said. “So, I suggest we build him a wall. A wall of people, arm in arm, on the coastline saying “Hell no! Not now! Not tomorrow! Not ever!”

Thursday, February 8, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) forcefully condemned the Trump Administration’s proposal to permit oil and gas drilling off California’s coastline during a debate on Assembly Joint Resolution 29. Assemblymember Wood, a co-author of the resolution, said, “I represent more coastline than any other Assembly District in California – 300 beautiful miles of it to be exact. Our coastline is rugged, majestic and pristine and it should stay that way.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

(Sacramento)  – Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), co-chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, says the committee has gathered massive amounts of information during the series of hearings it has held and will be producing a report on the best way to improve health care sometime this spring. “Our work has been comprehensive and thorough,” Assemblymember Wood said. “We must ensure that any significant changes to our health care system work for all Californians. It must be affordable. It must be quality.

Monday, February 5, 2018

(Sacramento) –  During the latest hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, Committee Co-chair Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), spoke about the challenges of making significant changes to California’s health care system. “As we dig deeper into this policy issue, we recognize that in order to be successful defining a pathway to universal coverage, we must address some obvious and potential challenges related to state and federal law,” Assemblymember Wood said.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Co-chairs Assemblymembers Jim Wood, DDS (D-Healdsburg), and Joaquin Arambula, MD (D-Fresno), announce the fourth and fifth in a series of hearings of the Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage to be held February 5 and February 7 in Sacramento at the State Capitol, Room 4202 and will be televised on the California Channel at www.calchannel.com. The hearing on February 5 is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm or upon adjournment of the Assembly Floor Session. The hearing on February 7 is scheduled to begin at 10:00 am. The final agendas, once confirmed, will be posted at the select committee’s website, http://healthcare.assembly.ca.gov/content/2017-2018-hearings.

The February 5 hearing will discuss some of the challenges to making significant changes to Californian’s health care system,” said Wood. “We will hear from experts on Prop 98 tax allocations, the Gann Limit, accessing the Medicare Trust Fund, ERISA and other federal law considerations.”