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.”
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.
SACRAMENTO–Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1088 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill that will protect low-income seniors turning 65 and people with disabilities from a loophole in existing law that results in their losing access to Medi-Cal coverage.
SACRAMENTO–Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed AB 109 and SB 109, which in part provides $1.5 million in aid to Sonoma County for the devastation left behind from the 2019 Russian River Flood.
“My request for these funds came after visiting the Guerneville community earlier this year and seeing the damage caused by this flood,” said Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa). “The damage, although devastating, did not rise to the level that qualified for federal assistance from FEMA for individual homeowners, so something had to be done to help.”
SACRAMENTO–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) voted to support AB 1054, a bill to stabilize the utility markets which acknowledges the importance of ensuring reliable, affordable power to our communities, and facilitates compensation to victims of the 2017-18 wildfires and protects ratepayers.
SACRAMENTO–A bipartisan group of nine legislators signed a statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal (AB 1054) to stabilize the utility markets that acknowledges the importance of ensuring reliable, affordable power to our communities, but points out that the proposal ignores absolutely critical components of a solution – prevention and preparedness.