Press Releases

July 18, 2017
(SACRAMENTO, CA)  - Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) released the following statement on last night’s passage of the cap-and-trade package at the State Capitol:   
 
July 10, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) –Today, the Assembly Committee on Transportation passed Senate Bill (SB) 158 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  The bill will improve road safety by implementing new federal commercial truck driving regulations, as well as adding additional truck driver safety requirements.  

June 28, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The Monterey County Chapter of “Guitars Not Guns” was honored today as the 17th Senate District Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  Guitars Not Guns is an all-volunteer nonprofit that provides guitars free of charge to children and teens, along with lessons, to encourage creativity, personal growth and help direct students away from harmful influences, such as drugs, alcohol, and gang activities.

June 27, 2017
(SACRAMENTO, CA)  - The state budget signed today by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. included $1.5 million for the California Central Coast Veterans Cemetery (CCCVC).  This funding is necessary for Phase II development and expansion of the Cemetery and was secured by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay).
 
June 05, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) will recognize the Big Sur restaurant Nepenthe as his 2017 Small Business of the Year.  The restaurant’s owner, Kirk Gafill, will be honored at the California Small Business Day Luncheon at the Sheraton Hotel in Sacramento, California.

May 01, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the California State Senate passed Senate Bill (SB) 158 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  The bill will improve road safety by implementing new federal commercial truck driving regulations, as well as adding additional truck driver safety requirements.  

April 27, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) released the following statement that the final financing agreement for the construction of the City of Paso Robles Tertiary Treatment Facilities project has been approved by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). The project will help restore balance to the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin and create a reliable water source for communities in San Luis Obispo County. 

April 04, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee passed Senate Bill (SB) 158 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), which will improve road safety by implementing new federal commercial truck driving regulations, as well as adding additional truck driver safety requirements.  

March 28, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) announced Senate Bill (SB) 538, legislation that would target the unfair business practices of dominate healthcare providers that use their market power to force higher charges on consumers.  

March 19, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Tomorrow, the State of California will recognize the first annual California Wildlife Day to celebrate the state’s diverse and unique ecosystem.  This month, the Legislature unanimously passed Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 23 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) to establish California Wildlife Day every year on the Spring Equinox, which, in 2017, falls on the 20th of March.

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