• 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

Friday, October 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today applications are now being accepted for next fall’s California Senate Fellows program, an 11-month, on-the-job training opportunity for college graduates offering valuable legislative experience and excellent preparation for many public- and private-sector careers.

Press Release

Friday, October 18, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, today commended Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara for advocating on behalf of 2017 wildfire survivors to persuade 26 insurance companies to voluntarily extend temporary living expense benefits beyond the two-year requirement.

“I appreciate the insurance commissioner for joining us in pushing the industry to do the right thing,” Sen. Dodd said. “It shouldn’t be so hard. But I’m glad the companies that did finally came around.”

Press Release

Thursday, October 17, 2019

NOTE: Due to wildfires in Northern California, this Oct. 31 hearing in Lodi is canceled.

SACRAMENTO – Leaders of the California Assembly and Senate select committees on the state’s $57 billion wine industry will hold a joint informational hearing Oct. 31 in Lodi.

Press Release

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today the completion of a busy 2019 legislative session with 16 bills signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom – the highest number from any single California lawmaker this year.

“We’ve tackled some important issues but the work goes on,” Sen. Dodd said. “They key is to maintain our progress on making California a better place to live and work. And we have plenty of challenges left to address.”