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District Report

Monday, October 22, 2018

A Message from Bill Dodd

Dear Neighbor,

A year ago this month, parts of our beautiful district were hit by the most destructive wildfires in state history.

Press Release

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

NAPA – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will join leaders of the Assembly and Senate insurance committees Oct. 30 in Napa to examine whether homeowners insurance coverage has been sufficient to allow those affected by recent wildfires to rebuild. 

Video

Friday, October 5, 2018

We talked to seniors about health care, fraud prevention and many other important topics. Because seniors can be a vulnerable group and it is essential that we care for them and provide them with the services they deserve. Speakers include Yvonne Baginiski, California Senior Legislature assembly member; Kristin Brown, deputy director, Napa County's Comprehensive Services for Older Adults; Frank Nelson, regional manager for the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program; and Bob Twomey of the Contractors State License Board.

 

 

Press Release

Thursday, October 4, 2018

SACRAMENTO – In recognition of society’s growing dependence on the internet and computer technology – as well as the risks they pose to our finances, identities and privacy -- Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, has passed a resolution designating October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the state of California.

Press Release

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

NAPA – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, issued the following statement about the first anniversary of the October 2017 Northern California wildfires, which burned more than 150,000 acres in Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties, destroyed an unprecedented number of homes and caused the tragic loss of life:

Press Release

Friday, September 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Brown signed legislation Friday from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that will prevent low-income families from getting their water service terminated.

“Access to water is a fundamental right of all Californians. I thank Gov. Brown for helping to protect it now and for future generations,” Sen. Dodd said. “This new law creates a sustainable and equitable delivery system that will protect vulnerable people including seniors, children and those with illness or disability.”

Press Release

Thursday, September 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to improve In-Home Supportive Services for low-income and disabled people hit by natural disasters including wildfires.

“Even when disaster strikes, we must continue to care for our most vulnerable populations,” Sen. Dodd said. “This new law brings a statewide approach to the challenge and will ensure a continuity of care for the disabled and elderly. Kudos to Gov. Brown for recognizing the need for it.”

District Report

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

A Message from Bill Dodd

Dear Neighbor,

As harvest time approaches, Gov. Brown signs bills ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline. Already, a number of my bills have become law while others await the governor’s pen.

Press Release

Friday, September 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill today from Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, requiring newly sold or installed electric garage door openers to be equipped with backup batteries. The new law will prevent people from being trapped in their garages during power failures such as those triggered by recent wildfires.

Press Release

Friday, September 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill today from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that will help victims of disasters such as wildfires recover losses from their insurance companies. 

“Despite heavy insurance industry lobbying, I’m proud to say we have a new law that will help people rebuild their homes quickly and help communities recover,” Senator Dodd said. “I fought for greater reforms and I will continue my efforts to prevent insurance companies from denying policyholders the coverage they’ve paid for and deserve.”