Senator Dodd

Senator Dodd introduces Insurance Reform Legislation

Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) introduced new insurance reform legislation aimed at helping victims of wildfires and other major disasters. The legislation comes following the spate of devastating wildfires up and down the state, including the Tubbs, Atlas and Nuns fires in Senator Dodd’s district. “I’ve heard from so many people reeling after losing everything they …

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Bill seeks to Reduce Wildfire Risk from Downed Power Lines

Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) introduced a bill to reduce the risk of wildfires caused by downed power lines. The bill requires electric utilities to adopt comprehensive policies and procedures for proactively de-energizing power lines during extreme weather. “This last fire season underscored the need to think innovatively and proactively about fire prevention,” said Senator Dodd. …

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