Press Releases

May 09, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – State Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement about the Trump administration plan for oil and gas leasing and development along California’s Central Coast:
 
May 08, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – California State Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement about the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) decision to ban the use of chlorpyrifos:
 
“Today’s action by CalEPA and DPR represents an important step forward to protect the health of children and all rural Californians,” states Senator Bill Monning.  “I want to acknowledge the efforts of the community and public health advocates, as well as the commitment of the Administration to find safer alternatives to chlorpyrifos.”  
 
April 02, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senate Bill (SB) 189 authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), was amended to assist the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) to effectively execute the FORA Transition Plan.
 
April 01, 2019
 (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) is pleased to announce that he has been appointed to the California Coastal Conservancy by Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins.
 
“It is an honor to be selected to serve on the California Coastal Conservancy,” said Senator Monning.  “We must continue to use creative approaches to ensure Californians have access to our coastal areas and that they are protected for future generations to enjoy.”  
 
March 28, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In another important public health victory, Senate Bill (SB) 347, which requires sugary beverages sold in California to have a health-warning label, passed out of the Senate Committee on Health on a 5-1 vote.  
 
March 26, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – A legal settlement that protects whales and sea turtles from entanglement in commercial Dungeness crab gear was announced today by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations (PCFFA). 
 
March 04, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has named Diana Jimenez as the 17th Senate District’s 2019 “Woman of the Year”.  Ms. Jimenez will take part in a ceremony on the Floor of the California State Senate on March 4, 2019, as part of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus annual tribute to outstanding California women during Women’s History Month.  
 
February 20, 2019
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In an effort to combat the obesity and type-2 diabetes crisis perpetuated by the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) introduced Senate Bill (SB) 347, which requires sugary beverages sold in California to have a safety warning label. 
 
October 01, 2018
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) announced that Senate Bill (SB) 1236 has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.  The bill will improve road safety by implementing new federal commercial truck driving regulations, as well as adding additional truck driver safety requirements. 
 
September 27, 2018
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senate Bill (SB) 1129 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.  SB 1129 provides critical financial protections to survivors of violent domestic abuse. 
 

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