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April 24, 2017

After getting nailed for opening bogus accounts without customers’ knowledge, you might think – if only as penance – that Wells Fargo would bless legislation aimed at ensuring that financial institutions never again engage in such predatory practices. Think again.

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February 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO –Two area lawmakers are forming what they call a “Legislative Delta Caucus” to advocate for the environmental and economic health of the Sacramento Delta.

“Ensuring a vibrant and sustainable Delta is critical for our region and the entire state,” said Dodd, who is co-chairman of the caucus. “I look forward to working closely with my fellow Delta Caucus members to protect and strengthen the Delta’s economy and environment. We will be fighting to protect this precious resource and region for our residents, visitors and wildlife.”

June 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) which aims to protect students and teachers during earthquakes took an important step forward this week, passing the state Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support. 

Dodd’s bill would require school districts in seismically active zones in California to ensure that the contents of their classroom, like heavy bookshelves or filing cabinets, comply with state earthquake safety guidelines.

June 3, 2016

Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, has introduced a resolution petitioning President Obama, Congress and federal regulators to take swift action concerning the safe transport of crude oil and other volatile liquids by rail.

April 18, 2016

When Californians want to buy a car, data on fuel efficiency, safety, performance and virtually every factoid imaginable are just a quick online search away. However, California’s water managers have to do extensive research just to piece together the basic facts.

By making California’s existing water data open, transparent and publicly accessible, we could significantly improve our drought resilience. The problem isn’t a lack of information so much as a lack of accessible, user-friendly data.

April 17, 2016

Public officials and environmentalists in Lake County are hopeful a proposal working its way through the state Legislature could bring much-needed money to fund efforts to clean up Clear Lake and restore surrounding wetlands.

Senate Bill 1396, authored by state Senator Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, would establish a new state conservancy stretching from Solano County to the Oregon border. It would expand protections and enhance restoration of natural resources within all or parts of 13 counties, including Lake, Mendocino and Napa.

April 14, 2016

NAPA >> An inaugural Spring Community Employment Expo is planned for April 23 at Napa Valley College, Assembly member Bill Dodd’s office announced this week.

Dodd, Workforce Napa and the Department of State Hospitals, have partnered to sponsor what organizers say they hope is the first Spring Community Employment Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 23.

Read more: http://www.timesheraldonline.com/article/NH/20160414/NEWS/160419933

April 10, 2016

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) to protect students and teachers during earthquakes took an important step forward this week, receiving unanimous bipartisan support from the Assembly Education Committee.

Dodd’s bill would require school districts in California to ensure that the contents of their classroom, like heavy bookshelves or hanging light fixtures, comply with state earthquake safety guidelines.

April 8, 2016

A gender pay equity bill by Assembly member Bill Dodd moved closer to becoming a law after receiving unanimous bipartisan support from the Assembly Labor Committee, the Napa Democrat’s office announced.

The legislation would ensure companies doing business with the state of California have fair compensation policies and practices that do not unlawfully differentiate between gender and race, he said.

April 2, 2016

California Legislature Assemblyman Bill Dodd of the 4th District came to Napa High School to present each of the varsity Spiritleaders and coaching staff a “Certificate of Recognition” for their accomplishments at nationals during a rally in front of the entire school on Friday.