Archived Releases

January 31, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding potential immigration reform on the federal level and announcing his support of AB 60, The Safe and Responsible Driver Act, by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) : “It is inconceivable to think we can deport 12...
January 30, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 144, the Realignment Reinvestment Act, in direct response to the strain increased jail and community supervision populations placed on counties as a result of the Governor’s 2011 Local Public Safety Realignment legislation which shifted over 40...
January 29, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was given a 100% score by the National Federation of Independent Businesses/California (NFIB/CA) for his voting record in 2012. The NFIB released their scorecard ranking state legislators on their voting record on bills that support California’s small businesses...
January 24, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address: “Today, Governor Brown spoke about many of the topics I too believe are important to address this year: jobs, education reform, water and living within our means...
January 10, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2013-14 budget proposal: “The budget Governor Brown presented today provides an appropriate base for this year’s budget. I am pleased that the Governor understands the need to continue to rein...
December 6, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and Senator Michael J. Rubio (D-Shafter), along with 11 legislative colleagues, sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown to request that “realignment funds target counties with higher per capita populations of AB 109 offenders.” Governor Brown and state corrections...
October 30, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was recognized by the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) for his commitment to California’s businesses and economic growth, receiving a 100% score for his 2012 voting record and placing in the top tier for “CalChamber Best Business Votes.” This is...
October 18, 2012
WATCH VIDEO Senator Anthony Cannella is interviewed by Brad Pomerance on Charter Cable’s California Edition regarding the problems with the implementation of 2011’s prison realignment program.
October 11, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, which he chairs, on the future of fairs across the state in light of the elimination of state funding for California fairs. “Today’s hearing was to examine how California fairs...
October 1, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the first anniversary of the implementation of AB 109, resulting in the shift of 52,000 inmates from state prison to local jails by 2013-14: “Now entering our second year of the realignment program, we know there are...

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