Press Releases

Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Create Cannabis Cultivator Retail License

Allowing small-scale growers to sell directly to consumers at authorized cannabis events

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.

Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Improve Broadband Access

Ensuring equity and efficiency in last-mile broadband deployment

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.

Asm Wood Introduces Bill to Accommodate Native American Cultural Tradition of Naming Newborns

Assemblymember James C. Ramos is Principal Coauthor

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.

Asm Jim Wood Releases Health Care Priorities for 2022

Office of Health Care Affordability tops the list

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).

CA State Park Adventure Pass--It's Free

4th graders can visit 3 parks for free in Assembly District 2

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).

Asm Jim Wood Will Vote to Move Single Payer Bill Forward

AB 1400 will be heard in Assembly Health Committee on January 11

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.