SACRAMENTO—Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced selecting Laura Perrott Mahan, early 20th century advocate for the preservation of redwood groves in Humboldt County and California, as 2022 Woman of the Year for Assembly District 2.
SACRAMENTO–Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced AB 2451, legislation creating a dedicated Drought Section within the Division of Water Rights responsible for improving drought planning, drought response and climate resiliency statewide, and directing the agency to conduct drought planning for North Coast watersheds.
SACRAMENTO–Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced AB 2691, legislation authorizing the Department of Cannabis Control to issue temporary cultivator event retail licenses that would allow small-scale growers to sell their cannabis products at cannabis events in the state.
SACRAMENTO–Assemblymembers Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) and Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley) announced introducing AB 2275, strengthening California’s efforts to support people with mental illness by increasing oversight and accountability of involuntary detentions while ensuring due process protections.
SACRAMENTO–Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced AB 2752, legislation that would require the CPUC to map last-mile connections stemming from the state’s open-access middle-mile network. AB 2752 builds on previous efforts, including AB 41 (Wood), to improve the maps that define broadband access statewide.
SACRAMENTO–Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced AB 2176, expanding the timeframe for Native American families to register the birth of a child. The bill is expanding the timeframe for registration from 10 days to 21 days, honoring and accommodating the period of sacred ceremonial blessing and naming of the newborn.
SACRAMENTO–Today, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced his package of health care legislation for 2022, including his priority bill, AB 1130, creating the Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA).
The California State Park Adventure Pass provides free entry for fourth graders and their families at 19 amazing state parks throughout the state. Mountains, deserts, forests, rivers … Three of these parks are in the 2nd Assembly District -- Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park (Crescent City), Sue-meg State Park (Trinidad) and Hendy Woods State Park (Philo).
Sacramento–Today Assemblymember Jim Wood announced that he will vote to move AB 1400, by Assemblymembers Ash Kalra, Alex Lee and Miguel Santiago, forward when it’s heard in the Assembly Health Committee next week.
SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1311 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill that will address the shortage of recycling facilities, especially in rural areas.