Archived Releases

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...
April 2, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), chairman of the California Senate Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement after the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed the detection of the citrus disease known...
March 28, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Salinas resident Ruth Andresen as the 12th Senate District’s Woman of the Year. Senator Cannella recognizes March as Women’s History month and is commemorating it by honoring Andresen for her commitment to the community. “Ruth...
March 27, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to simplify the process for removing a public official from office for willful or corrupt misconduct in office today received bipartisan support from the California Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety. The committee voted unanimously, 5-0...
March 13, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement following the release of “Addressing Nitrate in California’s Drinking Water,” prepared by the University of California, Davis: “Californians deserve clean drinking water. In the last several years, California growers and...
February 24, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, which he chairs. The hearing covered the impact the state’s regulations have on the agriculture industry. “Today’s hearing was a great opportunity for me to hear directly from...
January 30, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was awarded today with the California Technology Champion award from TechAmerica, the nation’s leading technology trade association. The award recognizes a legislator’s contribution to California’s technology industry during the 2011 legislative year and their...

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