Sen. Dodd Statement on Gov. Newsom’s State of State Address

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Newsom’s inaugural State of the State address:

We’ve made significant progress in recent years, but there’s critical work ahead on key issues from housing and homelessness to climate change and wildfires, and education and healthcare. It’s clear that Gov. Newsom is committed to addressing our key issues, especially housing and homelessness. Gov. Newsom has demonstrated the vision, values and vigor to get the job done. As the governor expressed, California is an enterprising, pluralizing state of dreamers and doers. Together, our best days are ahead, and I look forward to working with Gov. Newsom to build a more prosperous, vibrant and sustainable state.


Senator Bill Dodd represents California’s 3rd Senate District, which includes all or portions of Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Yolo, Sacramento, and Contra Costa counties. You can learn more about Senator Dodd at