Archived Releases

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...
January 24, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement after the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) expanded an emergency program in Riverside County to eradicate the invasive insect Asian Citrus Psyllid: “Combatting invasive species is an ongoing battle, and I am...
January 18, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address: “Today, I was looking for the Governor address three things: jobs, water and bringing down the “wall of debt.” It is unacceptable that we continue to face...
January 11, 2012
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has been appointed to chair the newly created Subcommittee on Invasive Species. The Senate Rules Committee ratified the subcommittee under the Agriculture Committee during their hearing today. “In creating a subcommittee specifically...
January 5, 2012
Sacramento, CA – Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2012-13 budget proposal: “The budget presented by Governor Brown today is a good starting point. We must tackle the wall of debt and look at solutions that will make long term...

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