Press Releases

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Cassidy Nolan was honored by Assemblymember Bill Dodd this week during the California Assembly’s Veteran of the Year Ceremony at the State Capitol.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Unanimous 6-0 Vote in Senate Public Safety Committee

Assemblymembers Bill Dodd and Evan Low present their sexual assault sentencing reform bill in the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday with Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen and Deputy District Attorney Alaleh Kianerci, who prosecuted the Brock Turner case.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bill Closes Loophole in Sentencing of Sexual Assault Crimes

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tauba Weiss was honored this week during the California Assembly’s Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony by Assemblymember Bill Dodd at the state Capitol. Tauba Weiss is pictured holding the clothing she was issued during her time in the concentration camps.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Legislation to help businesses financially recover from disasters unanimously passed the Assembly Floor this week. The bill, authored by Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg), will provide tax relief by allowing impacted businesses to defer tax payments without additional costs. The idea for the bill was brought forward by Board of Equalization Chairwoman Fiona Ma in the aftermath of the Valley Fire in Lake County.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The Identity Theft Resolution Act, a bill authored by Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) unanimously passed the Assembly Floor with bipartisan support. The Identity Theft Resolution Act will dramatically reduce the time it takes for victims of identity theft to clear their name, end harassing phone calls, and remove negative credit reporting. The bill has received broad based support from Attorney General Kamala Harris, consumer advocates, and even segments of the debt collection industry.

Friday, April 15, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) have teamed up to introduce new legislation that would strengthen the economic development powers of Solano County and its seven incorporated cities. The bill enables the county and its cities to create economic opportunities through the acquisition, sale or lease of properties and to boost rehabilitation of commercial buildings by offering loans to owners or tenants.

Friday, April 8, 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.

Friday, April 8, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA – A gender pay equity bill by Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) recently took one step closer to becoming law after receiving unanimous bipartisan support from the Assembly Labor Committee. The legislation would ensure companies that do business with the state of California have fair compensation policies and practices that do not unlawfully differentiate between gender and race.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) released the following statement regarding the factfinder’s report regarding CSU faculty labor dispute with the CSU: