June 06, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Pacific Wildlife Care was honored as the 17th Senate District Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  Pacific Wildlife Care is the only licensed rehabilitation center in San Luis Obispo County that cares for injured birds, mammals, and reptiles.

 

May 30, 2018
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Yesterday the California State Senate passed Senate Bill (SB) 1090 off of the Senate Floor.  The bill is a bipartisan effort authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) to aid in the mitigation of the impact of the Diablo Canyon plant closure.
 
April 19, 2018
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – This week, bipartisan legislation, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo), to mitigate the impact of the Diablo Canyon plant closure, earned key committee approval.   Senate Bill (SB) 1090 passed out of both the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications and the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality.  
 
February 20, 2018

Dear Friends,

Last month, Governor Brown released his proposed budget with his goals and objectives for the 2018-19 fiscal year. His $131.7 billion General Fund budget plan fully implements the state’s K-12 school funding formula two years ahead of schedule and provides $4.6 billion for the first year of a 10-year transportation improvement plan.

January 11, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement regarding the California Public Utilities Commission’s decision on the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Agreement that was issued earlier today:

January 10, 2018

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement on Senate Bill (SB) 623, regarding safe and affordable drinking water, being included in Governor Brown’s Budget Summary: 

October 03, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement on Senate Bill (SB) 295, regarding farm worker sexual harassment prevention training, which was signed by Governor Brown:

“I am pleased that Governor Brown signed Senate Bill (SB) 295 to require stronger enforcement of sexual harassment prevention training requirements for farmworkers.  As of January 2018, the California State Labor Commissioner will be able to ensure that violations identified in inspections and investigations of farm labor contractors are pursed vigorously.  

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