Archived Releases

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...
January 3, 2012
Today, Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) spoke before a community meeting in Madera to express his concern regarding the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) plan to convert the Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla into a male correctional facility. Following the...
January 3, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Jeff Macedo, a political communications expert with more than 14 years of media affairs experience, as his communications director. “I’m pleased to welcome Jeff Macedo to my team as communications director,” said Sen. Cannella. “Jeff’s...
December 16, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today distributed 50 Christmas trees to needy families served by the Valley Mountain Regional Center and Modesto City Schools. “The holidays are a season of giving, and I’m thrilled we can help brighten these families’ homes and holidays with Christmas trees...
December 14, 2011
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing at the California Science Center in Los Angeles highlighting the multibillion-dollar toll on California’s economy caused by invasive pest infestations and the importance of coordination between...
November 21, 2011
In advance of tomorrow’s Senate hearing about California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) inspection issues, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), a licensed civil engineer, today sent the following letter to Acting Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty requesting further information...
November 16, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Dillon Gibbons, a ten-year veteran of California politics, as his chief of staff beginning today. “I am thrilled to welcome Dillon Gibbons to my team as chief of staff,” said Sen. Cannella. “Dillon is a dedicated, capable professional...

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