SACRAMENTO— Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 9 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), a bill to create a separate entity to accomplish wildfire prevention work.
SACRAMENTO—In one of the final budget actions of this year’s legislative session, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) is grateful to his colleagues and Governor Newsom for supporting his request for $15 million for the Redwoods Rising project—a collaboration of the National Park Service, California State Parks and Save the Redwoods League.
CAL FIRE has just awarded nearly $138 million in grant funding to 105 local fire prevention projects in communities across the state with a goal of reducing the size and severity of wildfires. Here are the 2021 recipients and a summary of the major work of these projects for every county in Assembly District 2 – Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, Mendocino and Sonoma.
The past 18 months have been an unprecedented time of challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires and the resulting impact on people's health and employment have increased the importance of having health care coverage, whether it's for preventive care, medical treatment or accessing mental health services.
SACRAMENTO— Earlier this year, Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) introduced AB 1130, a bill to create the Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA), an entity that would collect and analyze the health care market for cost drivers and trends in order to develop data-informed policies for lowering and controlling health care costs, with the ultimate goal of providing qualit
SACRAMENTO— Earlier this year Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) introduced AB 9, a bill to create a separate entity to accomplish wildfire prevention work.
SACRAMENTO— Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) announced that Mendocino County Fire Safe Council (MCFSC) is being honored as Assembly District 2’s 2021 Nonprofit of the Year.
SACRAMENTO—Today, AB 1130, the California Health Care Quality and Affordability Act authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa), passed the California State Assembly and moves to the Senate.
SACRAMENTO—Today, I received word from the California State Coastal Conservancy that it has approved funding for six projects in the 2nd Assembly District, totaling more than $6.2 million, including an allocation from Forest Health and Wildfire Resilience Program for the Wildfire Fuels Management and Defensible Space project at Fitch Mountain.
SACRAMENTO—Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took a monumental step to end the sale of the last allowable flavor – minty-menthol flavored cigarettes and flavored cigars – that Big Tobacco has used for decades to prey on and hook people, especially youth, communities of color, low-income populations and LGBTQ+ individuals, on nicotine.