News

December 1, 2018

Delta Caucus Successfully Thwarts Twin Tunnels Loan

In October, the nine-member California Legislative Delta Caucus sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, urging him to reject a request from the Delta Conveyance Finance Authority for a $1.6 billion startup loan through the Water Infrastructure and Innovation Act. At a Nov. 15 meeting of the Delta Conveyance board, officials reported the EPA had decided not to grant the loan. Read the article, click here.            
July 24, 2018

Residents and Victims Will Come First in Wildfire Plan, Not Utilities

If we don’t take a proactive approach to reform current practices, families across our state will remain vulnerable. Read the article, click here.
June 28, 2018

Strongest Data Protection in US Now Law in California

The California Consumer Privacy Act passed both sides of the statehouse and trumps a competing initiative planned for the November ballot. “Once again California is taking the lead in protecting consumers and holding bad actors accountable,” state Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, said in a statement.   Read the article, click here.                
June 22, 2018

Sonoma Developmental Center – Local Voices Are Vital

“The future of the Sonoma Developmental Center needs to be driven by local input,” said state Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa.   Read the article, click here.          
May 30, 2018

State Legislature Backs VA Ownership of Mare Island Naval Cemetery

“The Assembly… passed the joint resolution authored by state Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, in support of the legislation authored by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena. The state Senate adopted the resolution May 21.” Read the article, click here.  
May 22, 2018

Data Security: Consumer Rights

A key feature of the bill is to clarify that “consumers,” not just “customers,” are covered by state data-breach protections. This is significant. It vastly expands the scope of a company’s responsibility to the public. Read the L.A. Times article, click here.   ——     SF Chronicle – “But the price of protection against online piracy is a fraction of the cost companies absorb in bad PR and lost revenue after a huge data breach.” Read the article, click here.            
November 8, 2016

Nursing Groups Endorse Dodd

Bill Dodd was recently endorsed by the American Nurses Association of CA and the CA Nurse-Midwives Association.  Read more: http://bit.ly/2eH8gUo
October 22, 2016

Vacaville Reporter: Dodd Speaks at Vigil for Domestic Violence Victims

Assemblymember Dodd gave a speech at the Fairfield Police Department’s candlelit vigil to remember victims of domestic violence and raise awareness. Read more: http://bit.ly/2dxiqrz