California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and California Assemblymember Jim Wood unveil new legislation to help curb the increasing drug prices in California. This bill will prohibit collusive agreements in which a drug company transfers anything of value to delay a competitor’s research, marketing, or sale of a competing version of its drug.
SACRAMENTO–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announces a package of legislation and budget requests to improve the support California provides for vulnerable seniors.
Seniors are California’s fastest-growing population. Between now and 2026, the number of Californians 65 and older is expected to climb by 2.1 million, according to projections by the state Department of Finance. Seniors will make up a sharply larger share of the state’s population by 2060 — the only age bracket to grow in scale.
The California Sports Fishing League produced the following press release on AB 1387:
February 25, 2019 (Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has authored Assembly Bill 1387, state legislation that will transition California’s calendar-based fishing license to one that is valid a full 365 days from the date of purchase and a mobile phone app that makes fishing easier and more accessible. The bill, sponsored by the California Sportfishing League (CSL), is co-authored by Assemblymember James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) and a bipartisan group of 12 other legislators.
SACRAMENTO–As a commissioner on the California Future Health Workforce Commission (Commission), chair of Assembly Health Committee and a health care provider for almost 30 years, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced AB 890, legislation that will allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice to the full extent of their education and training in order to ensure direct access to millions of Californians who often struggle to find health care providers.