Archived Releases

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...
September 29, 2012
Legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to ease the transition of veterans who received military law enforcement training into civilian peace officer positions was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown today. The bill, SB 1563 , provides those with the proper training an additional...
September 29, 2012
Legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to establish a “one-stop-shop” Internet website for individuals to use as a tool in obtaining the necessary permits and licenses to start a business was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown today. The bill, SB 1327 , was designed to help...
August 29, 2012
Democrats and Republicans have joined together to author a bill to reinstate the successful Healthy Families Program, while also renewing the MCO tax. SB 301 (DeSaulnier, Cannella, Pavley, Rubio, Strickland and Yee) is currently in the Assembly Health Committee and is awaiting a hearing as the...
August 28, 2012
In the waning days of the legislative session, Senate Republicans are working to pass legislation to restore California’s Healthy Families program. SB 301 co-authored by Senator Anthony Cannella, (R-Ceres) is a bill that extends for one year the Managed Care Organization (MCO) tax, providing the...
August 27, 2012
Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) announced that he has introduced the California Agricultural and Service worker Act (CASA) to create a “deferred action” resident worker program to stabilize the unauthorized agriculture and service industry workforce. “CASA is a responsible, practical...
July 20, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the discovery of improper vacation payouts and hidden funds at the California Department of Parks and Recreation: “The actions of the management at State Parks is reprehensible. California’s park system has long been...

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