Press Releases

January 19, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) introduced Senate Bill (SB) 158, a measure that will improve road safety by implementing new federal commercial truck driving regulations, as well as adding additional truck driver safety requirements.  

January 09, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) announced that applications for the 2017-18 California Senate, Assembly, Executive and Judicial Fellowship programs are available.  

The programs provide college graduates with an opportunity to become full-time staff members in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in October 2017.  Fellowships are jointly operated by the three branches of state government and the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS).

October 11, 2016
(Seaside, CA)  - Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement on today’s opening of the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery at Fort Ord: 
 
September 29, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill (SB) 1363, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), which requires the Ocean Protection Council, in coordination with the State Coastal Conservancy, to establish a program to restore eelgrass in order to mitigate the impacts of global warming on the ocean and on California’s coastal plant and animal species.

September 26, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown today signed Senate Bill (SB) 968, legislation to evaluate the economic impact of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant closure, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and co-authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian.  The bill calls for an assessment of the adverse and beneficial economic impacts facing San Luis Obispo County once the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant shuts down, and will offer potential mitigation actions for anticipated adverse impacts.

September 14, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) –Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill (SB) 945 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), which provides pet boarding operators with clear guidance about the health and safety standards needed at their facilities and provides consumers with protection against faulty and/or dangerous practices that may threaten their animals at these facilities. 

September 13, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) released the following statement on Governor Brown signing Senate Bill (SB) 831, which allocates $10 million from the General Fund for the construction of the Interlake Tunnel between Lake Nacimiento and Lake San Antonio in Monterey County:

August 31, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) released the following statement on the Legislature’s approval of $10 million for the construction of the Interlake Tunnel between Lake Nacimiento and Lake San Antonio in Monterey County:

August 26, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Legislation to help assess the economic impact of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant closure, Senate Bill (SB) 968, passed out of the California Legislature and now moves to the Governor for his consideration.  The bill, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), calls for an assessment of the adverse and beneficial economic impacts facing San Luis Obispo County once the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant shuts down, and will offer potential mitigation actions for anticipated adverse impacts.

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