Press Releases

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.

August 25, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senate Bill (SB) 1363, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), passed out of the Legislature yesterday and is headed to the Governor’s desk.  The bill 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.

August 24, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA)  - Legislation to create a more rigorous process when prescribing potentially harmful psychotropic drugs to foster children, Senate Bill (SB) 253, by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) moved to the Governor’s desk today.

August 24, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senate Bill (SB) 945, which establishes minimum standards of care and safety at pet boarding facilities, passed out of the California State Legislature today and is now awaiting action by the Governor.  The measure, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), would provide pet boarding operators with clear guidance about the health and safety standards needed at their facilities and provide consumers with protection against faulty and/or dangerous practices that may threaten their animals. 

August 18, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA)  - Senate Bill (SB) 253 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) passed off of the Assembly Floor today.  The bill will create a more rigorous process for the prescribing of potentially harmful psychotropic drugs to foster children.

August 11, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senate Bill (SB) 1363, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), passed out of the Assembly Committee on Appropriations today.  With the bill’s next stop being the Assembly Floor, SB 1363 requires the Ocean Protection Council (OPC), in coordination with the State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), 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.

August 11, 2016

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Legislation to help assess the economic impact of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s closure, Senate Bill (SB) 968, passed out of the Assembly Committee on Appropriations today.  The bill is authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and calls for an assessment of the adverse and beneficial economic impacts that could affect 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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