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Bill Monning (USA CA)

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Bill Monning (USA CA)
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First Name: William
Last Name: Monning
Middle Name:
Nickname: Bill Monning
Gender: Female
Start Edit Date: 2017/06/19
End Edit Date: 2017/06/19
Office: CA State Senator
State: California
Senate District: 17
Party: Democratic
Official Gov Site: http://sd17.senate.ca.gov
Additional Site: http://www.billmonning.org/2016/
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Monning
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CA.bill.monning/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/billmonning
Additional Twitter:

Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

Bill Monning stated in an interview that he considers "climate change the biggest threat to humanity in the long run and a huge impact in the shorter run" (1). He believes in climate change legislation at regional level, saying "I know I can do more to address Climate Change in Sacramento in the next 4 years than I could in 20 years in Washington" (2). He co-authored SB 350: The Clean Energy & Pollution Reduction Act, which established new California clean energy, clean air and greenhouse gas reduction goals for 2030 (3).

1. League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara, "Interview with Senator Bill Monning," March 4, 2016, http://www.lwvsjsc.org/monning.html

2. Doug McKnight, "Bill Monning Running for Re-election in the State Senate," December 1, 2015, http://kazu.org/post/bill-monning-running-re-election-state-senate#stream/0

3. California Senate Bill 350 Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 Status. Accessed June 18, 2017, https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billStatusClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160SB350

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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

In a 2016 interview with League of Women Voters Santa Cruz County and San Jose/Santa Clara, Bill Monning stated that he "considers climate change the biggest threat to humanity in the long run and a huge impact in the shorter run." (League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara, "Interview with Senator Bill Monning," March 4, 2016, http://www.lwvsjsc.org/monning.html)

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

Bill Monning was a co-author of SB350: The Clean Energy & Pollution Reduction Act, which established new California clean energy, clean air and greenhouse gas reduction goals for 2030. He's very proud that "countries all over the world look to California because we are ahead of most in reducing CO2 gases and using renewable energy." (League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara, "Interview with Senator Bill Monning," March 4, 2016, http://www.lwvsjsc.org/monning.html)

Automatically Generated Legislative Actions

SB 1121 California Climate Technology and Infrastructure Financing Act.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading SB1121 De León).

AB 1110 Greenhouse gases emissions intensity reporting: retail electricity suppliers.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 54, nays 25.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading AB1110 Ting By Wolk).

AB 1550 Greenhouse gases: investment plan: disadvantaged communities.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 53, nays 22.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading (Supplemental File 1) AB1550 Gomez By De León).

AB 197 State Air Resources Board: greenhouse gases: regulations.

Final legislative action 2016-08-24 passed yeas 45, nays 30.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 2nd Reading AB197 Eduardo Garcia By Pavley).

AB 2722 Transformative Climate Communities Program.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 49, nays 27.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading (Supplemental File 1) AB2722 Burke By Lara).

SB 1383 Short-lived climate pollutants: methane emissions: dairy and livestock: organic waste: landfills.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 25, nays 12.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading ).
  • William voted yea (in favor of W/O REF. TO FILE ).

SB 32 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: emissions limit.

William was a cosponsor of SB 32.

Final legislative action 2016-08-24 passed yeas 25, nays 13.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading ).
  • William voted yea (in favor of Unfinished Business (Supplemental File 1) SB32 Pavley Concurrence).

SB 350 Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015.

William was a cosponsor of SB 350.

Final legislative action 2015-09-11 passed yeas 26, nays 14.

  • William voted yea (in favor of 3rd Reading SB350 De León).
  • William voted yea (in favor of Unfinished Business (Supplemental File 6) SB350 De León Concurrence).

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

Before Senator Bill Monning announced his plan to run for re-election in 2016, many had speculated that he would run for a Congressional seat. When asked about this decision, he said, "I know I can do more to address Climate Change in Sacramento in the next 4 years than I could in 20 years in Washington." (Doug McKnight, "Bill Monning Running for Re-election in the State Senate," December 1, 2015, http://kazu.org/post/bill-monning-running-re-election-state-senate#stream/0)

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