Archived Releases

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 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...
March 14, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding testimony by Mark Hariri, Director of the State Treasurer’s Centralized Treasury and Securities Management Division at yesterday’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee hearing regarding hidden funds at state agencies: “...
February 19, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) joined Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) to announce legislation extending California’s prevailing wage regulations to charter cities. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public...
February 15, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 302, the School Lunch Protection Act, to require additional oversight and regulation of school lunch programs. The new legislation was developed in direct response to a recent report from the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes titled...
February 6, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today was appointed by the Senate Rules Committee to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, chaired by Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced). “Since arriving in the Senate, a main priority of mine has been finding ways to ensure state government is focused on using...

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