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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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

SACRAMENTO – As the California Energy Commission undertakes multiple days of hearings in Oxnard regarding the proposed Puente Power Project, Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), and Senator Henry Stern (D-Canoga Park) have released the following statements urging commissioners to pause and reevaluate the need for the plant in light of ongoing environmental and environmental justice concerns, as well as emerging questions raised by the community and a Los Angeles Times article that California may be constructing more power plants than necessary.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) responded positively to Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address. Minutes after the Governor delivered his remarks to a joint session of the California State Legislature, Assemblymember Limón said, “I’m very happy the Governor talked about the importance of education and the investments we’ve made over time. I think there is still some work to do, especially for higher ed.” Watch this Assembly Access Video to hear more of Assemblymember Limón’s comments regarding the Governor’s annual speech.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) joined the Capitol Pink Out Day 2017 rally hosted by the Legislative Women’s Caucus on the steps of the State Capitol to show her support for Planned Parenthood. Republicans in Congress, led by House Speaker Paul Ryan, have made clear their plan to defund Planned Parenthood. “Planned Parenthood provides access to quality healthcare for all women, from all walks of life.,” said Assemblymember Limón. “Planned Parenthood provides the critical services to keep our families and communities healthy.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/limon

 

Asambleísta Limón y la Demostración en Apoyo de Parte del Comité Parlamentario de las Mujeres de la Legislatura al Planned Parenthood

 

(Sacramento) – La asambleísta Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) participó en la demostración del Capitol Pink Out Day 2017 patrocinada por el Comité Parlamentario de Mujeres de la Legislatura que se llevó a cabo en las escaleras del Capitolio estatal para entregar su respaldo a Planned Parenthood. Los republicanos en el Congreso, liderados por el presidente de la cámara baja Paul Ryan, han dejado claro su intención de negar los fondos a Planned Parenthood. “Planned Parenthood proporciona acceso a una salud de calidad a todas la mujeres, no importando su estrato social”, señalo la asambleísta Limón. “Planned Parenthood proporciona servicios de salud fundamentales que mantienen a nuestras familias y comunidades sanas.” Más sobre el tema en este video de Assembly Access. http://www.asmdc.org/limon

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) issued the following statement on Governor Brown’s 2017-18 proposed California budget.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Assemblywoman Monique Limón, D-Santa Barbara, has been appointed assistant majority whip of the California Assembly by Speaker Anthony Rendon.

Limón represents the 37th Assembly District, which in addition to Los Alamos, Buellton, Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley includes the cities of Santa Barbara, Ventura, Goleta, Carpinteria, Ojai, Santa Paula, Fillmore and part of Oxnard.

The whip assists the speaker in mobilizing votes for major issues and facilitating the process of floor sessions, and traditionally a promising new Assembly member is appointed to the position, a spokeswoman for Limón’s office said.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

SACRAMENTO -  Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) was appointed Assistant Majority Whip of the California State Assembly by Speaker Anthony Rendon. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Law enforcement, elected officials urge motorists to avoid driving under the influence and distracted driving, announce increase in DUI checkpoints

With folks relatives hitting the road to visit family for the holidays, the end of the year is one of the busiest times for Santa Barbara County and California roadways.

The holidays are also a time with parties and increased alcohol consumption.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

(Sacramento) – One of the newest Members of the California State Legislature is ready to start the work of the people.  California State Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) was sworn-in to her first term in office along with her colleagues in the Assembly at the State Capitol in Sacramento.  Limón is committed to working on education equality and women’s issues, among other things.  Watch this Assembly Access Video to hear more from Assemblymember Limón after the swearing-in ceremony. 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

(Sacramento) – Una de los nuevos miembros de la Legislatura Estatal de California se encuentra lista para comenzar a servir a los residentes del estado.  La asambleísta Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) presto juramento para su primer periodo legislativo junto a sus colegas en la Asamblea en el Capitolio estatal en Sacramento.  Limón asumió el compromiso de trabajar por una educación de calidad y temas relacionados con la mujer, como también otras prioridades. Revise el video de Assembly Access para conocer sus comentarios posteriores a la ceremonia de juramento de la asamble