Monday, April 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO – In order to provide more transparency and accountability to the public, Assembly Bill 1328, a bill by Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), requires quarterly disclosure of chemicals used in oil and gas operations, just passed its first legislative hurdle in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

Monday, April 24, 2017

(Santa Barbara, CA) - Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) loves her job as your state representative in the Assembly but she also relishes each chance she has to get back home to Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties and their natural beauty and stunning landscapes. Join Assemblymember Limón for a walk in the great outdoors on Saturday, May 13th for the Hike with Monique on the Jesusita Trail in Stevens Park.

Monday, April 17, 2017


Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) had the State Assembly adjourn its April 17, 2017 floor session in honor of Michael Towbes, one of Santa Barbara’s successful business executives and a civic leader who passed away in his home three days earlier at the age 87. Towbes, the cofounder of Montecito Bank & Trust, was a cornerstone of the community, active in supporting arts, education and medical research organizations with his wife, Anne Smith Towbes, through the Towbes Foundation.

Monday, April 17, 2017

The closure of Platform Holly is in line with the values of our district. It is a step away from fossil fuels and a step toward the future of a cleaner Santa Barbara Channel and California Coast.

Santa Barbara knows firsthand the destruction that offshore oil can cause. Residents, local businesses, and marine life will now have the assurance that control of Platform Holly and the Goleta Beach Oil Piers will be returned to the State of California, where offshore oil permits cannot be issued.

Venoco has a long history in Santa Barbara County, and the contributions made to the county over the years, through philanthropic programs and support of the local economy should not be dismissed, but the decommissioning of Platform Holly is an encouraging stride for the health and safety of our families, beaches, marine life, and planet.

Monday, March 13, 2017

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Led by students and parents, Assembly Democrats, including Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and members of the Assembly Budget and Higher Education Committees today announced a bold higher education budget package designed to reduce student debt and make college affordability a reality for the nearly 2.8 million undergraduate students in California’s University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and California Community College (CCC) systems.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) joined Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), members of the Assembly Budget and Higher Education Committees, students and parents to announce a higher education budget package that will reduce student debt and make college affordability a reality for millions of students. “For fourteen years I served day in and day out with students struggling to pay for college,” said Assemblymember Limón.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

(Sacramento) – La asambleísta Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) participó junto al presidente de la Asamblea Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), miembros de los comités del Presupuesto y de Educación Superior de la Asamblea, estudiantes y padres para presentar el paquete de financiamiento de la educación superior que reduciría la deuda y haría que la educación universitaria fuera más económica para millones de estudiantes. “Por catorce años trabaje todos los días con estudiantes que batallaban para pagar la universidad,” señaló la asambleísta Limón.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) will honor Julie Tumamait-Stenslie, an active Ojai resident and the tribal leader of the Barbareño-Ventureño Band of Mission Indians, as the 37th Assembly District 2017 Woman of the Year today.

“It is a privilege and an honor to recognize Ms. Tumamait-Stenslie as the 37th District Woman of the Year,” said Limón. “As the spokesperson for Ojai’s original inhabitants, Ms. Tumamait-Stenslie educates and advocates for her culture’s sacred sites and disappearing ways. She has served Ventura County and the entire Central Coast well by ensuring Chumash history and traditions are not forgotten.”

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) was appointed by Speaker Anthony Rendon to Chair a Select Committee on the Nonprofit Sector.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) stood in support of House Resolution 20, which encourages students to apply for the California DREAM Act. Recent studies show a significant decrease in California Dream Act Applications, down 40% from last year. “This is an investment in our high school students,” said Assemblymember Limón.