• Dodd on the Farm
  • Senator Dodd at the Farmers Market
  • Senator Dodd with Firefighters
  • Senator Dodd Town Steps
  • Senator Dodd on the coast
  • Senator Dodd in a classroom

Press Release

Monday, March 27, 2023

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.

Press Release

Thursday, March 23, 2023

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.


Thursday, March 23, 2023

A Message from Senator Bill Dodd

Dear Neighbor,

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.

Press Release

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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.