Archived Releases

May 6, 2013
SB 478 , a bill authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to increase the ability for the California beef industry to compete with the rest of the nation, will be heard tomorrow in the Senate Transportation & Housing Committee. Because of current law, the California beef industry operates...
May 3, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding SB 58 to temporarily freeze higher-education tuition rates for the duration of the "Temporary Taxes to Fund Education" proposition approved by voters in 2012: “I want to applaud Governor Brown’s commitment to remain...
April 30, 2013
SB 644 , a bill authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to increase penalties for felons caught in possession of firearms, will be heard this morning in the Senate Public Safety Committee. It is already illegal in California for convicted felons to possess firearms, but current law limits...
April 29, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Patterson resident Juanzette Hunter as the 12th Senate District’s Volunteer of the Year. Senator Cannella recognizes April 21 - 27 as National Volunteer Week and is commemorating it by honoring Hunter for her commitment to the...
April 29, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented SB 144 , the Realignment Reinvestment Act, to the Senate Budget Committee. The bill would have provided additional funding for front line law enforcement, jail operations, community and a variety of treatment, educational, and job training services...
April 16, 2013
New legislation by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would improve the entrepreneurial abilities and reduce costs for the California’s 52 District Agricultural Associations (DAAs) today received unanimous bipartisan support from the Senate Agriculture Committee. SB 741 gives fairs the...
April 15, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 8 (SJR 8), which encourages immigration reform at the federal level: “There is no questioning that our immigration system is broken. We must deal with immigration directly in a...
April 2, 2013
New legislation by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would provide significant savings to Merced Irrigation District ratepayers today received bipartisan support from the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee. SB 591 changes the requirements of the Renewable Portfolio...
March 26, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he is sponsoring a contemporary art competition for California State Senate District 12. The winner will be the piece of art that Senator Cannella believes best represents the district. The artist will receive special recognition from the...
March 20, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today delivered the following testimony at the State Water Resources Control Board hearing on the Bay Delta Plan Draft Substitute Environmental Document: Thank you for the opportunity to address an issue of critical importance to my district. Your proposal to...

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