SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, today announced that Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation he introduced as chair of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee to allow the state to enter mutual aid agreements with tribes, improving tribal access to federal funding and reimbursements when they assist with emergencies such as wildfires.
SACRAMENTO – With much of the state in the grips of an extreme drought, Sen. Bill Dodd announced today his legislation to streamline improvements to the state’s outdated central water delivery system has been signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
“The drought has underscored the precious nature of our water supply and the need to maintain the flow to our communities and farmers,” Sen. Dodd said. “This new law will help us do that while saving time and money. I thank Gov. Newsom for seeing the value in this important measure.”
SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, issued the following statement today upon the signing by Gov. Gavin Newsom of a historic $15 billion climate protection package that included the senator’s own Senate Bill 109, which will create the Office of Wildfire Technology Research and Development.