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.

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.


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.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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