August 23, 2017
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), state legislative leaders, community leaders, and environmental justice and agricultural groups announced Senate Bill (SB) 623, which would establish the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund to provide short- and long-term drinking water solutions to Californians who lack access to safe and affordable drinking water.
 

Senator Monning Announces Agreement on Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Legislation

August 23, 2017
August 09, 2017

Dear Friends,

After five years of harsh drought, most regions in California were not ready for the massive amounts of rainfall this past year that had devastating consequences in many communities.  While our drought-stricken state welcomed the rain, the severe winter storms caused flooding, mudslides, erosion and damage to roads, bridges, and highways.

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.  

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