• 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

Hearing to focus on two industry challenges: achieving a stable and predictable commercial insurance market and bottle recycling bill implementation

Thursday, November 2, 2023

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and Senate President Designee Mike McGuire, D-North Coast, announced today the next hearing of the Senate Select Committee on California’s Wine Industry will be this coming Monday, Nov. 6 in the state capital.

Senators Dodd and McGuire are co-chairs of the Senate select committee.


Sunday, October 29, 2023

A Message from Bill Dodd

Dear Neighbor,

October marks the end of a busy legislative session. I’m happy to say Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 14 of my bills into law.
We’re now considering policy ideas for next year, so please contact one of my offices if you have a proposal.
This month I held a virtual town on wildfire prevention and preparedness. Watch a recording here.

In this Issue:

Press Release

Sen. Dodd, California Leaders to Exchange Lessons on Climate Response, Nuclear Power, High Speed Rail, other Measures

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

SACRAMENTO – This week, Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will lead a bipartisan delegation to France to exchange best practices on climate-smart technologies and policies, including nuclear energy, low carbon farming, high speed rail, and more. The delegation comprises California legislators, environmental and labor leaders, business executives, and public policy experts.

Press Release

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

SACRAMENTO – With the conclusion of the 2023 legislative session, Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, had a total of 14 bills signed into law this year by Gov. Gavin Newsom, continuing his streak as California’s most prolific lawmaker during the past nine years. These new laws created meaningful policy including addressing sexual harassment and violence reporting on California State University campuses, the proliferation of junk fees, recycling and broadband connectivity.