Tag Archives: Jim Wood

Massive fee hike for fishermen gets downscaled

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – California’s commercial fishing landing fees are hiked by almost 100 percent in a state budget trailer bill, a sizable increase that’s nevertheless downscaled considerably from what was proposed. North Coast fishermen and legislators rallied against the state’s original proposal for increasing landing or catch fees. An overall increase

Uncertainty for health care, pot in the age of Trump

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – State Assemblymember Jim Wood has told the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors that the presidential election of Donald Trump has brought “uncertainty” to California, with health care and marijuana regulation being two main aspects. Wood, who represents the state’s North Coast district, was at the Dec. 13 Supervisors