Tuesday, December 5, 2017

(Sacramento) – In her first year in the state Assembly, Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) has had several pieces of impact legislation signed into law. Check out this Assembly Access video to learn more about Assemblymember Limón’s measures that make it easier to help patients, creates greater efficiencies in oil spill clean ups, combats student hunger and teaches students about California Indians.

Monday, November 20, 2017

I recently was in Washington, DC, and had the opportunity to talk to legislators from across the country who all shared concerns about the pervasive culture that allows some to abuse power, trust, laws, and ethics in our Statehouses. This issue is not simply an issue in California’s Statehouse but an issue that impacts every Statehouse in our country, all professions and industries, and individuals from all backgrounds.

Monday, November 6, 2017
In a year of unprecedented legislative successes, Assemblymember Limón had several pieces of impactful legislation signed into law. Check out this video to learn more about some of the measures Assemblymember Limón authored.

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

By Alys Martinez, KEYT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - State Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) paid a visit to UC Santa Barbara's food pantry to highlight what the campus is doing to combat food insecurity. Limón authored AB 453 which was adopted into this year's state budget and went into effect in July. Over five years, 7.5 million dollars will be available to help feed students pursuing higher education at campuses across California.

"This is something we've seen as a big issue and not just in the state of California, but around the country," Limón said.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Governor Brown has signed Assembly Bill 738, authored by Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara). AB 738 provides for the development of a model curriculum in Native American studies for schools to integrate into lesson plans in grades 9 through 12.

Monday, October 9, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) has launched the “There Oughta Be a Law” contest, an open call to constituents for ideas for legislation.

“Some of best ideas of our state have come from students, veterans, and just regular folks who saw a problem and had a solution. If you have ever thought to yourself ‘There oughta be a law,’ or even, ‘That should not be a law’ this contest is for you,” said Limón. “I want you to share your bill ideas with me, inspired by your daily experiences, ideas that will make California better.”

Friday, October 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) is inviting the public to submit ideas for laws to improve the quality of life for Californians, or even remove laws that are counterproductive and outdated. Ideas can range from local improvements to statewide reforms.  For more information watch this Assembly Access Video. Submit your idea here.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Bill 1119, authored by Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) to ensure that emergency healthcare providers have full medical records, has been signed by the Governor. With this new law, emergency healthcare providers will have access to full medical records in case of a mental health crises or situation where a patient is unable to provide consent so that they can make well-informed healthcare decisions when treating patients.