Articles Tagged With ‘Bill Monning’




How California legislators voted on minimum wage increase

Katcho Achadjian

A bill that will raise California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 passed the Legislature Thursday. Gov. Jerry Brown plans to sign the bill into law on Monday. [LA Times] On Thursday, the Assembly voted 48-26 in favor... (Continue reading)

30 organizations oppose Diablo Canyon bill

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

Statement by Mothers for Peace Thirty environmental, health and other organizations today announced their opposition to California state legislation that would mandate an analysis of purportedly negative – but not positive – impacts of shutting down the Diablo Canyon nuclear power... (Continue reading)

Monning calls for economic study on closing Diablo Canyon

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced a bill that would require officials to begin planning for the economic repercussions of closing the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Diablo Canyon’s current licenses expire in 2024 and 2025. While PG&E is... (Continue reading)

Governor Brown signs Diablo Canyon bill

Katcho Achadjian

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 361 which provides continued funding for two Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant oversight bodies. AB 361 was authored by Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) and coauthored by Senators Bill Monning (D-Carmel)... (Continue reading)

Open letter to Senator Monning,

OPINION by LARRY and SUE MCGOURTY We are firmly against the formation of an “involuntary inclusion” Paso Robles Water District of any sort. First, it has not been demonstrated that an all-encompassing water district is either necessary or desirable. There... (Continue reading)

Mecham says Paso Robles water district dead

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A controversial water district proposal sponsored by a group of vintners and ranchers and intended to manage the Paso Robles aquifer probably will not pass constitutional muster,  and its primary backer said he is “disheartened.” “It looks... (Continue reading)

Monning promoting California sweetened drink tax

Democratic State Senator Bill Monning, who represents San Luis Obispo County, is sponsoring a bill that would place a one-cent per fluid ounce tax on all sweetened beverages. [Monterey County Weekly] Monning introduced the bill, SB 622, in February, and it... (Continue reading)