Press Release

Friday, June 23, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) has honored Afghanistan veteran and University of California, Santa Barbara student Max Peck as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 37th Assembly District.

“Max braved improvised explosive devices and enemy fire to provide security for the Afghan people living under the terror of the Taliban, then came back home with a mission to improve the lives of student veterans,” Limón said. “Now, Max is an active leader in the student veteran community and serves on Student Veteran Organizations.”

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) issued the following statement on the passage of the 2017 - 2018 California budget.

Monday, June 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) praised the recent decision by the California Energy Commission to allow the California Independent System Operator (CalISO) to study the feasibility of clean energy alternatives to the proposed Puente Power Project in Oxnard.

The proposed natural gas plant is slated for construction on the coast in Oxnard, a community of color already disproportionately impacted by pollution and power plant construction. 

Friday, May 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Recent actions taken at the federal level around health care would have serious consequences for California. The new law could strip health care coverage from as many as 24 million Americans—4.6 million of which are here in California.

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, March 13, 2017

SACRAMENTO– 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.

Monday, March 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO– 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.”