(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) and hundreds of supporters rallied on the steps of the State Capitol to voice their strong opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed expansion of offshore drilling. To loud cheers Assemblymember Limón said, “We are here collectively from all parts of California to reaffirm what we have said for three decades…We do not want expanded offshore oil drilling!” Earlier in the day the State Assembly passed Assembly Joint Resolution 29, authored by Assemblymember Limón, that calls on the federal government to drop its plans to expand drilling off the coast of California. Here’s more from the rally in this Assembly Access video.
Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) and the State Assembly adjourned the February 5, 2018 floor session in the memory of Allan Ghitterman. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 94. “For the past 60 years, Allan has been well known in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties as a generous supporter of charities and nonprofits,” Assemblymember Limón said during her tribute to Ghitterman.
(Sacramento) Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) became the joint author of Assembly Joint Resolution 29 following President Trump’s announcement on January 4th to explore the opening of California’s coast to offshore oil drilling. During an Assembly Natural Resources Committee hearing, Limón announced her opposition to this plan. “This bipartisan bill, AJR 29 expresses the legislatures strong and unequivocal opposition to the federal administrations plan to open all three regions of the California coast to offshore oil and gas leasing which have been off limits for over three decades,” said Limón. “California knows the cost of oil- from the largest spill in California’s history in 1969 taking place in my district of Santa Barbara to the most recent- the Refugio Oil Spill. My community has paid the price.” Watch this Assembly Access video to hear more from Assemblymember Limón.
(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Monique Limón’s (D-Santa Barbara) Assembly Joint Resolution 29 makes her opposition to the U.S. Department of Interior’s proposed expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling very clear. AJR 29 calls on the federal government to drop its plans to expand drilling off the coast of California. “The threat and reality of oil spills impact all communities,” Assemblymember Limón said. “Our legislature joins this growing multitude of voices in speaking out against the shortsighted expansion of offshore oil drilling off the California coast." Here’s more of Assemblymember Limón’s presentation of AJR 29 to the State Assembly in this Assembly Access video.
(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Monique Limón (D - Santa Barbara) authored Assembly Concurrent Resolution 146 (ACR 146) to raise awareness of the fight against cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than all forms of cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease combined. “Heart disease is the number one killer of women,” said Assemblymember Limón. “An estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases.” The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement advocates for more research and swifter action for women’s heart health. Learn more in this Assembly Access video.
(Sacramento) – La asambleísta Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) se sintió orgullosa de las palabras del gobernador Jerry Brown en su informe anual sobre la situación del estado que pronunció en una sesión conjunta de la Legislatura estatal. Limón dijo: “Oímos sobre los logros de las áreas de vivienda, del medio ambiente, transportación y de los trabajos que son areas muy importantes para la comunidad.” Revise este video de Assembly Access para conocer más de los comentarios de la asambleísta Limón referente al informe anual del gobernador sobre la situación del estado: http://www.asmdc.org/limon.