Archived Releases

June 24, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today delivered the following testimony at the State Water Resources Control Board public workshop regarding the possibility of altering the Sacramento River Temperature Management Plan:
June 18, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 65 (SCR 65) on the Senate floor declaring June as Dairy Month. The resolution recognizes the importance of the dairy industry and the contributions dairy has made to California. SCR 65 passed the Senate unanimously, 37-0.
June 16, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the Governor’s call for a special session to address the funding shortfall for California’s transportation system: “We have ignored our transportation infrastructure for far too long. I felt it was necessary to make...
June 15, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the passage of the 2015-16 state budget: “I was unable to support the budget that was brought before the Senate today as it overstates our state revenues. We need to be realistic in our budgeting to ensure that we do...
June 11, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that additional funding for UC Merced’s proposed medical school was approved with a unanimous vote of 5-0 by the Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee. The budget item will add $1 million to the University of California budget to continue development of a medical school at UC Merced.
May 14, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2015-16 budget proposal:
May 6, 2015
Today, legislation authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R – Ceres) that will save cities from potentially costly lawsuits was approved unanimously in its first hearing. The California Senate Governance and Finance Committee passed Senate Bill 493 with a vote of 7-0.
April 3, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued a statement today regarding Emanuel Medical Center's announcement that it will be closing its two Emanuel Family Practice clinics in Turlock and Patterson next month. In January, Cannella introduced SB 131, legislation that would increase funding for...
March 30, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced he has selected Merced resident Felicia Roberts as 12th Senate District Woman of the Year for her continued commitment to the Merced Community. Felicia has devoted herself to creating a better Merced community for almost 4 decades and has a very...
March 19, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown's $1 billion Emergency Drought Package. "I am pleased Governor Brown understands the need to immediately provide aid to communities hit the hardest by this unprecedented drought and this proposal is a...

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