Category: State

Sep 28

Speaker Rendon Calls on Assembly Committee to ‘Get to Yes’ on Health Care for All

Thursday, August 24, 2017 SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced that Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and Dr. Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), the chairs of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, will hold ongoing hearings beginning in the legislative interim so the committee can develop plans for achieving …

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Jul 21

Single-Payer Activists Confront Assemblymember Jim Wood at July 20th Meeting

District 2 Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) was the featured speaker at the July 20th meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club, discussing his 2017 legislative activities. He covered the highlights of the recently passed $183 billion state budget, with expanded support for K-12 education and additional funding for preschools. Wood reported that gas taxes have been …

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Jan 27

Large Turnout for Club Meeting on January 26th

At the Windsor /North County Democratic Club meeting on January 26, an array of speakers representing a variety of political organizations informed the more than 60 people in attendance of actions that can be taken to resist the proposed policies of the new Trump administration. Many of those in the standing-room only crowd had attended …

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Jan 30

Report on the January 28th meeting with Assemblyperson Jim Wood

by Barry Hirsch District 2 Assemblymember Jim Wood was the featured speaker at the January 28th meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club. Mr. Wood was elected in 2014 to represent California’s 2nd Assembly District, which includes all of Del Norte, Trinity, Humboldt, and Mendocino counties, as well as northern and coastal Sonoma County. In Sacramento, …

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Jan 23

Assemblyman Jim Wood to speak to WDC on January 28

California State Assemblyman Jim Wood will speak at the Windsor Democratic Club at 7 p.m. on January 28th, at the club’s regular meeting place, Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Highway. Assemblyman Wood will speak about his legislative work and share his broad perspective on issues that concern everyone. The meeting is free and open to …

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Oct 30

Automatic voter registration

On Saturday, October 10th, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed into law measures which will eventually make voter registration automatic for all California citizens who get or renew a California driver’s license. The bill was a priority of newly-elected Secretary of State Alex Padilla, who championed its provisions during his election campaign. California is the second …

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Jul 26

Senator McGuire Speaks to Windsor Democrats

District 2 State Senator Mike McGuire addressed a wide range of concerns during his presentation at the Windsor Democratic Club on July 23. The senator impressed the capacity audience with his work to date in his first term in Sacramento. On of his high priorities was to reverse the trend that has left our state …

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Jun 29

Report on the June 25th meeting

A report by Barry Hirsch: Outside groups spent more than $640 million on ballot measures in our state in 2012 and 2014. When you turn on the tube and stretch out to watch, you’ll find yourself presented with interesting lifestyle choices in those polished commercials spots that pay the freight for your favorite shows. Who …

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