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June 28, 2019

(SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) hosted a public forum with UC Berkeley and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to present the Economic Impact Assessment for Diablo Canyon. 

 

“The Diablo Canyon Power Plant has been an important part of the local economy for decades and the region needs reliable data and information to prepare for its safe closure,” said Senator Monning.  “Information from this report will give the county and schools the tools to plan ahead to mitigate any negative impacts of the power plant’s closure.”

June 13, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement about the Legislature’s passage of the 2019-20 State Budget that includes an annual $130 million appropriation to fund the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund for the next 10 years. 
 
June 13, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement about the Legislature’s passage of the 2019-20 State Budget that included $530,000 for a search and rescue vessel for the Santa Cruz Port District.
 
June 13, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement about the Legislature’s passage of the 2019-20 State Budget that included $17 million for fish screens in the water conveyance tunnel between Lake Nacimiento and Lake San Antonio.

 

June 05, 2019

(Sacramento-CA)—Today, FoodWhat?! was honored as the 17th Senate District Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).  FoodWhat?! serves low-income and struggling youth healthy, sustainable food through farming. 

May 22, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Yesterday, Senate Bill (SB) 189 authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), and co-authored by Assemblymembers Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley), passed off the Senate Floor on a unanimous vote of 38-0.
 
“SB 189 ensures the successful transition of Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) by providing the Monterey Bay region with the tools for dissolution,” stated Senator Monning.  “Our focus is to provide a strong path forward that benefits the region and is consistent with the Base Reuse Plan.”