Archived Releases

June 15, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the 2012-13 budget passed by the Legislature: “I am disappointed by the budget that was passed today. It is built on an unsound foundation, combining overly optimistic projections and the hope that Californians will...
June 14, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), chairman of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, today announced the hiring of Dr. Anne Megaro, as the consultant for the committee. “I’m pleased to have Dr. Anne Megaro as the consultant to the Senate Agriculture Committee,” said Sen. Cannella. “Anne’...
June 11, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented La Plaza Bakery, based in Monterey County, with the 12th Senate District’s Small Business of the Year award during a ceremony in Sacramento. “La Plaza Bakery is a shining example of taking an idea, hard work and determination and making it...
May 14, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2012-13 budget plan: “I am pleased to see Governor Brown has focused on permanently eliminating our state’s structural debt, but am concerned about a plan that relies on the passage of...
April 27, 2012
In recent years, many different surveys and organizations have named California’s business climate as one of the worst in the nation. This illustration is one example of why (pdf). SB 1327 is designed streamline the application process for individuals wanting to start a new business. State...
April 25, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the defeat of SB 971 in the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications committee: “SB 971 would have provided substantial savings to California’s electric ratepayers without reducing the state’s environmental...
April 13, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the death of Stanislaus Sheriff Deputy Robert Paris: “I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of Deputy Paris. Our peace officers put their lives on the line every day and are true heroes to our community. I...
April 12, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) would require a court to order a criminal to reimburse the state for the cost of his or her incarceration if they are able. SB 1124 would lessen the stress on our state budget by defraying the costs of prison stays of those who have the...
April 9, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) would 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. The bill, SB 1327 , is designed to help individuals wanting to start a new business to...
April 3, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Steven Nascimento, a lifelong Turlock resident, as his district director. “I am excited to have Steven Nascimento join my staff as district director. Throughout his career, Steven has demonstrated he is committed to serving the people...

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