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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO–This Friday, March 27, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) will be donating blood at a Community Blood Drive at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

“Working with Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg), this blood drive booked up in less than a half hour after we all began promoting it and shows how willing people are to do whatever they can do to help during this crisis,” said Wood.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

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).

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Friday, January 31, 2020

Corporations providing electrical service must reimburse customers affected by a PSPS for qualified claims

SACRAMENTO–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) introduced AB 2033, legislation that would direct utility companies, like PG&E, to reimburse its customers for certain losses as the result of a scheduled public safety power shutoff (PSPS).

Monday, January 27, 2020

SACRAMENTO–Today the Assembly overwhelmingly passed AB 890 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), which would provide full practice authority to nurse practitioners, and sends the bill to the Senate.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO–Tomorrow Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) will be honored as an AARP 2019 Rx Price Fighter.

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age. The Rx Price Fighter is a new award honoring a select group of 28 officials from 14 states who have championed legislation designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO–Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 290, a bill that will stop large dialysis clinics from reaping excessive profits at the expense of health care consumers.

“I am grateful to Governor Newsom for recognizing the critical importance of cost containment in health care,” said the bill’s author Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa). “The Governor and I have a common goal of wanting to provide health care to every Californian, and containing health care costs, especially stopping egregious practices like these, are essential to reaching that goal.”

Monday, October 7, 2019

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 824 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) and sponsored by Attorney General Xavier Becerra, which will provide the tools the Attorney General needs to prevent brand name and generic pharmaceutical companies from pocketing billions in profits by using a “pay-for-delay” practice.