Assembly Bill 2888 passed the State Assembly today by a unanimous 66-0 vote. AB 2888 is in response to the shockingly lenient sentence given to Brock Turner in the recent Stanford rape case. The bill will ensure that anyone convicted of sexual assault in California cannot be sentenced to probation. Read here: http://bit.ly/2bZm3ku
The Daily Republic The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted resolutions recognizing Assemblymember Dodd as the 2016 Robin Jenkins Memorial Award winner for his work to prevent elderly abuse. Read more: http://bit.ly/2aP6Ci3
The Daily Republic Solano County supervisors are scheduled this week to recognize the county’s top educators, the county sheriff – courtesy of a neighboring county – and a local member of the Assembly for their work on behalf of those they serve. Read here: http://bit.ly/2aDTpGb.
The Solano Black Chamber of Commerce, Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce and the Bay Area Business Roundtable have signed on to support Assemblymember Bill Dodd’s, D-Napa, Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (AB 1890). Read here: http://bit.ly/2a6YMAI.
State Assemblyman Bill Dodd today announced receiving the endorsement of the California Young Democrats, the state’s leading association of young progressives, representing thousands throughout California. Read here: http://bit.ly/2a6Y9Hc
Seizing on a nationwide furor over the six-month jail term handed to a former Stanford University swimmer following his conviction for sexual assault on an unconscious woman, California lawmakers on Monday introduced legislation to close a loophole that allowed the sentence. Read here: http://bit.ly/2agTguH.
An eventful California Primary election night in California’s 3rd State Senate district saw Democratic Assemblyman Bill Dodd comfortably finish on top with Democrat Mariko Yamada making a late push to surpass lone Republican Greg Coppes for the second spot in the November 8 general election. Read here: http://bit.ly/1YsoPmU.
Two area legislators have introduced a bill that allows cities and counties to “acquire, sell or lease properties to support the rehabilitation of commercial buildings and to create affordable housing opportunities that will become catalysts for economic opportunity,” Assemblymen Bill Dodd and Jim Frazier announced in a joint statement released Friday. Read here: http://bit.ly/2a0mRug.