SACRAMENTO— The Senate Natural Resources Committee has approved legislation by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) to protect and restore the habitat of California’s iconic monarch butterfly. AB 2421, which received bipartisan support, provides funds and guidance for farmers, ranchers, nonprofits and public agencies to restore monarch habitats across the state.
SACRAMENTO– Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has designated Colonel Kurt Schake-Ret. as the 29th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year for his many years of service to the United States and for assisting homeless veterans along California’s Central Coast through the non-profit Veterans Transition Center (VTC).
“This is a great honor,” said Schake. “VTC has been serving homeless veterans in the Monterey region for two decades and our work continues, in large part, due to the strong support of Assemblymember Stone and the California Legislature.”
(Sacramento) – At a State Capitol news conference Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) stressed the importance of taking action to reduce the number of single use plastic products and cleaning up our oceans. “We owe it to this planet and we owe it to our constituencies to reduce the amount of plastics that end up in the waste stream, that end up in the oceans, that end up far and wide across this globe—because of a crisis that we have absolutely created,” Assemblymember Stone said.