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The Sacramento Bee
Bills to reduce California prostitution penalties move to Jerry Brownwould restore sentencing discretion to judges in prostitution offenses, also fa
Bills to reduce California prostitution penalties move to Jerry Brown
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 hours ago
would restore sentencing discretion to judges in prostitution offenses, also faced criticism in the Assembly that it offered too much leniency to people who solicit commercial sex. The bill, by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, cleared the Senate... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
California’s Senate passes bill targeting Israel boycotts | CaliforniaSen. Jeff Stone (R-Riverside), is “rooted in the same anti-Semitism that has su
California’s Senate passes bill targeting Israel boycotts | California
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 16 hours ago
Sen. Jeff Stone (R-Riverside), is “rooted in the same anti-Semitism that has surrounded Israel since its founding.” Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) was the only legislator to vote against the measure. “Those standards already apply,” he said of the... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
State audit slams California’s weak oversight of psych drugs for foster kidsway may be swayed by the audit’s findings. All three bills face procedural vote
State audit slams California’s weak oversight of psych drugs for foster kids
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted yesterday
way may be swayed by the audit’s findings. All three bills face procedural votes in the Senate. Senate Bill 253, from Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, would create a more rigorous court process for the prescribing of potentially harmful psychotropic... Read more
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The Mercury News
State audit slams California officials' weak oversight of psych drugs for foster kids65 percent statewide appear to have been prescribed these medications without p
State audit slams California officials' weak oversight of psych drugs for foster kids
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
65 percent statewide appear to have been prescribed these medications without proper approval. Senate Bill 253, from Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, would create a more rigorous process for the prescribing of potentially harmful psychotropic drugs to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Holloway and Barlow: SB 2534 prioritizes paperwork over foster childrendepression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Gov. Jerry Brown shou
Holloway and Barlow: SB 2534 prioritizes paperwork over foster children
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Gov. Jerry Brown should veto SB 253. The bill by Monterey Sen. Bill Monning is aimed at ensuring medication does not replace therapy or other supports foster youth need to be well -- and... Read more
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The Mercury News
First of three bills to protect foster youth passes Assemblypsychotropic drugs to foster children easily passed off the Assembly floor Thur
First of three bills to protect foster youth passes Assembly
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
psychotropic drugs to foster children easily passed off the Assembly floor Thursday afternoon. Senate Bill 253, by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, now returns to the Senate for concurrence in Assembly amendments. If it succeeds there, will head to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
State Bill Would Establish Toll-Free Line For Aid-In-Dying Lawaid-in-dying law will work, Oct. 26, 2015. A bill in the state Senate offers a
State Bill Would Establish Toll-Free Line For Aid-In-Dying Law
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
aid-in-dying law will work, Oct. 26, 2015. A bill in the state Senate offers a solution. SB 1002, written by Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel), would create a toll-free phone line for people who want information about the aid-in-dying law. The... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
California’s foster care prescribers fuel the medication of vulnerable kids with antipsychoticswith similar goals, which originated in the Senate, are heading to a vote by th
California’s foster care prescribers fuel the medication of vulnerable kids with antipsychotics
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
with similar goals, which originated in the Senate, are heading to a vote by the full Assembly. Senate Bill 253, by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Monterey, would strengthen the juvenile courts’ process for authorizing psychotropic medication use by foster... Read more
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The Mercury News
Legislation to improve tracking of mental health services for foster kids moves forwardand allow the California Medical Board to crack down on violators by revoking t
Legislation to improve tracking of mental health services for foster kids moves forward
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
and allow the California Medical Board to crack down on violators by revoking their licenses. Senate Bill 253, by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Monterey, is expected to be taken up by the Assembly next week. It would require extra justification for... Read more
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The Mercury News
Legislation to improve tracking of mental health services for foster kids moves forwardallow the California Medical Board to crack down on violators by revoking their
Legislation to improve tracking of mental health services for foster kids moves forward
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
allow the California Medical Board to crack down on violators by revoking their licenses. A third bill, SB 253, by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Monterey, is expected to be taken up by the Assembly next week. It will require extra justification by the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Drugging Our Kids: Legislation to halt overmedicating foster children moves forwardAssembly is expected to vote on two other bills related to foster children and
Drugging Our Kids: Legislation to halt overmedicating foster children moves forward
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
Assembly is expected to vote on two other bills related to foster children and psychiatric medications. SB 253, by Sen. Bill Monning, D-Monterey, will require that judges have a second opinion for the most dangerous prescribing requests by... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupserve foster children. The intent is to better identify problems and address th
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
serve foster children. The intent is to better identify problems and address them before they reach a crisis state. Sen. Bill Monning, D-Monterey, is pushing to get his SB 253 through the Legislature. Monning's bill would make doctors go to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rein in overdrugging of foster childrenserve foster children. The intent is to better identify problems and address th
Rein in overdrugging of foster children
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
serve foster children. The intent is to better identify problems and address them before they reach a crisis state. Sen. Bill Monning, D-Monterey, is pushing to get his SB 253 through the Legislature. Monning's bill would make doctors go to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Big Sur fire: Crews focus on Palo Colorado areaat Palo Colorado Canyon in Big Sur on Thursday July 28, 2016. (David Royal - Mo
Big Sur fire: Crews focus on Palo Colorado area
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
at Palo Colorado Canyon in Big Sur on Thursday July 28, 2016. (David Royal - Monterey Herald) ( David Royal ) State Sen. Bill Monning announced to a group of about 200 residents at a community meeting in Carmel Valley Thursday night that FEMA had... Read more
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The Mercury News
Soberanes Fire: Still growing, but more slowlyclosed at Highway 1 and Robinson Canyon Road is closed south of Penon Peak Trai
Soberanes Fire: Still growing, but more slowly
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
closed at Highway 1 and Robinson Canyon Road is closed south of Penon Peak Trail. COMMUNITY MEETING Bernal, state Sen. Bill Monning and county Supervisor Dave Potter were among those in attendance Wednesday night at a community information... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Residents near Soberanes Fire evacuate as community gathers for more informationwant to accept," said Cooper. Cal Fire said it has a team of six investigators
Residents near Soberanes Fire evacuate as community gathers for more information
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 29 days ago
want to accept," said Cooper. Cal Fire said it has a team of six investigators looking into how the fire started. Senator Bill Monning also addressed the crowd. "We've been involved in these fires before. It's a process that evolves. The main... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Hundreds of residents pack community meeting for more on Soberanes Firewant to accept," said Cooper. Cal Fire said it has a team of six investigators
Hundreds of residents pack community meeting for more on Soberanes Fire
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 30 days ago
want to accept," said Cooper. Cal Fire said it has a team of six investigators looking into how the fire started. Senator Bill Monning also addressed the crowd. "We've been involved in these fires before, it's a process that evolves. The main... Read more
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