Press Releases

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature today approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to improve the lives of the state’s most vulnerable including seniors and the disabled by increasing access to specialized medical equipment.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature today approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would create a blueprint for accelerating broadband deployment, including expanded wireless access, in an effort to improve connectivity for all Californians, especially low-income people and the underserved.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to authorize the creation of mobile pharmacy vans to bring medication and counseling to California’s hard-to-reach communities, improving health for homeless people and many others who have inadequate access to care.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Responding to recent threats to the nation’s free election system by followers of former President Donald Trump, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that will ensure the state’s presidential electors cast ballots for candidates who win the popular vote and do not instead switch candidates or abstain from voting.

Monday, August 29, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that will encourage creation of defensible space, protecting life and property from future wildfires.

Monday, August 29, 2022

SACRAMENTO – With hundreds of thousands of Californians falling behind on their water bills, the state Assembly today approved legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, to establish a water utility assistance fund to prevent low-income families from losing access to this essential service.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

SACRAMENTO – With pressures mounting on California hospitals from the pandemic and other emergencies, the state Legislature approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would help these medical institutions respond to public health crises and ensure patients get the care they need.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

SACRAMENTO – The California Legislature has approved a bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would expand a successful program allowing low-income seniors and people with disabilities to receive care in the safety of their own homes.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly has approved legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would help control the state’s growing wild pig population, reducing damage caused by the invasive species to the environment, private property and agriculture.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would help provide food aid to low-income college students, ensuring the underserved population receives adequate nutrition to fulfill their educational goals.