Sen. Bill Monning appointed majority leader

Bill Monning

Earlier today, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon announced that he had appointed Sen. Bill Monning (D – Carmel) to serve as Majority Leader.

The Majority Leader serves as the main Floor manager for the President pro Tempore and the Majority Party, and serves as the chief assistant to the President pro Tempore in political matters and strategy.

“It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve President pro Tempore de Leon as Majority Leader,” said Monning.  “I look forward to serving in this leadership position and supporting the pro Tem, as well as working to engender collegiality on the senate floor.”

Monning represents the 17th state senate district, which includes Morgan Hill.