Press Releases

Friday, September 23, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed his legislation to help control the state’s growing wild pig population, reducing damage caused by the invasive species to the environment, private property and agriculture.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

SACRAMENTO – In recognition of the critical role the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta plays in California’s economy and environment, Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, has designated the last week of September as Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Week.

Monday, September 19, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today that Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed his bill to help hospitals respond to public health crises such as pandemics and natural disasters, ensuring patients get the care they need.

“California hospitals have been hit hard by the pandemic, destructive wildfires and other natural disasters,” Sen. Dodd said.  “That’s why I’m so thankful Gov. Newsom signed my bill, which will ensure that when a public emergency strikes, hospitals can respond, adapting to fast-changing conditions to serve patients as quickly as possible.”

Monday, September 19, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today that Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed his legislation to assist the creation of affordable housing in California by identifying excess state property that could be used for development, advancing earlier initiatives from the governor to address the state housing crisis.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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ELDRIDGE – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today that a local Sonoma County contractor has been selected on a long-sought memorial wall at the Sonoma Developmental Center cemetery where more than 1,400 people are buried in unmarked graves dating back to 1892

Friday, September 9, 2022

 

SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that will address the effects of climate change, including sea-level rise and wildfire, through creation of local resilience districts to undertake and promote conservation efforts.

Friday, September 2, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today that he and Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, secured an additional $6 million in the California state budget for Yolo County projects addressing local priorities in the areas of childcare, parks, wildlife preservation and underserved farmers.

“Yolo County is making a number of key improvements that will benefit the community,” Sen. Dodd said. “From bolstering childcare to upgrading our parks, these are all worthy projects.  As always, I am glad to secure this funding to help advance local priorities.”

Friday, September 2, 2022

SACRAMENTO – The Legislature has approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to designate the Interstate 80-780 interchange in Vallejo as the Congressional Gold Medal Interchange in recognition of the region’s large concentration of veterans and other great Americans who have made significant contributions to the nation in war and peace.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Responding to the need for more reliable zero-carbon energy as California faces increasing strain on its electricity grid, the Legislature early today approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to extend the life of the state’s only nuclear power facility at Diablo Canyon, preventing energy disruptions and ensuring affordability for ratepayers.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

 

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature has approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would assist the creation of affordable housing in California by identifying excess state property that could be used for development, advancing earlier initiatives from Gov. Gavin Newsom to address the state housing crisis.