Press Releases

February 24, 2009

Contact: Rachel Anne Goodman @ (831) 425-1503

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Bill Monning (D-Carmel), fresh out of a week of marathon Assembly Floor Sessions that ended in the passage of a 16 month state budget, says he is more committed than ever to budget reform.

February 18, 2009

Contact: Rachel Anne Goodman @ (831) 425-1503

SACRAMENTO, CA—Assemblymember Bill Monning (D, Carmel) has named Aptos resident Melanie Larson as the 27th Assembly District’s 2009 “Woman of the Year”.  As part of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus annual tribute to outstanding California women during Women’s History Month, Ms. Larson will travel to the State Capitol on Monday, March 16, 2009 to be honored.  Each Legislator is honoring a woman from their district who has made exceptional contributions to their community.

February 18, 2009

SEASIDE, CA—On February 21st at 6:00 pm, Assemblymember Bill Monning (D, Carmel) will give out the Centennial Life Membership Awards during the NAACP Annual Banquet at the Embassy Suites in Seaside. The event takes place on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The featured speaker at the event will be civil rights activist, Dick Gregory. The event, sponsored by the NAACP’s Monterey Branch, will honor the contributions of Leon Panetta, Hebard Olson, and Hal Ginsberg.

February 09, 2009

(Santa Cruz, CA) — On Monday, February 16, 2009, Assemblymember Bill Monning (D - Carmel) will present an award to the winner of the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California professional bicycle race.  The second stage of the race will begin at 8:30am in Sausalito, proceed through Bonny Doon in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and conclude at approximately 12:30 pm on Front Street in downtown Santa Cruz.  Assemblymember Monning and other local dignitaries will be on hand to welcome the finishers.  A large crowd is expected , along with the national and international media.

January 15, 2009

Contact: Jody Fujii @ (916) 319-2027

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Assemblymember Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has been appointed Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) by Assembly Speaker Karen Bass.

JLAC oversees the work of state agencies and the programs they administer in order to improve government performance.  Independently, and through the State Auditor, JLAC investigates, studies, analyzes and assesses the financial practices, as well as the performance, of governmental and publicly created entities in California.

January 12, 2009

Contact: Jody Fujii @ (916) 319-2027

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(SANTA CRUZ, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Bill Monning (D-Carmel) announced that applications for the 2009-2010 California Senate, Assembly, Executive and Judicial Fellowship programs are available.