Archived Releases

June 5, 2013
A bill by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to make it a criminal offense to post sexually explicit images online without the consent of the images’ subjects was approved yesterday with unanimous bipartisan support in the Senate Public Safety Committee. Cannella’s bill, which seeks to deter an...
May 31, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) on Tuesday will host a community town hall to discuss Governor Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula, which will dramatically change the way schools are funded in the state. Open to the public.
May 29, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding his support of SB 52, the California DISCLOSE Act: “In this era of unprecedented campaign spending, I believe that it is important that California voters are provided as much information about the entities...
May 29, 2013
SB 591, by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), to provide significant savings to Merced Irrigation District ratepayers today received bipartisan support and was passed by the State Senate. SB 591 changes the requirements of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to include Merced Irrigation...
May 22, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the “Gang of Eight” comprehensive immigration reform bill by the Senate Judiciary Committee: “I am pleased to see that a bi-partisan group of US Senators came together to pass a fair and just...
May 20, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following a hearing of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee regarding the new span of the Bay Bridge: “I was astonished to learn of more information calling into question the construction practices used with the new...
May 14, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2013-14 budget proposal: “I want to applaud the Governor for the restraint he has shown in his revised budget plan. The voters showed trust in state government in November by approving a...
May 14, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following a hearing of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee regarding the new span of the Bay Bridge: “As a civil engineer, I left today’s hearings with concerns over the construction of the new eastern span of the...
May 9, 2013
SB 255 , by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) would fine and punish those who electronically distribute pictures of a sexual nature without the subject’s consent and with the intent to harass or humiliate. There has been a recent increase in what is commonly called “revenge porn,” and this bill...
May 7, 2013
SB 339, a bill authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to ease the redevelopment of the decommissioned Castle Air Force Base (Castle), will be heard tomorrow in the Senate Governance and Finance Committee. Following the dissolution of redevelopment agencies, Merced County has been hampered...

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