SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, chair of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee, will lead an oversight hearing Tuesday on California’s response to wildfires, detailing efforts to safeguard the state and make it more resilient.
The committee will review improvements to wildfire preparedness and prevention including significant legislation and investments that have been undertaken over the past five years. It will also listen to reports from various state and local agencies including Cal Fire and the Legislative Analyst’s Office, and take public comment.
SONOMA – Kaeti Bailie, a longtime Sonoma artist, environmental activist and open-water swimmer who has been instrumental in bringing humanitarian aid to residents of her community’s sister city, Kaniv, Ukraine, has been named Sonoma County Woman of the Year by Sen. Bill Dodd.
A Message from Senator Bill Dodd
I hope this update finds you and your family well.
In the Capitol, I am working on legislation to help with the things you value most including beefing up consumer protection, caring for our seniors and wildfire safety.
SACRAMENTO – Legislation advanced today from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would help speed the return of Native American remains and cultural items held in University of California collections by requiring campuses to allocate sufficient resources for repatriation efforts and by mandating reporting to ensure progress.