Archived Releases

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...
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...
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...
October 27, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement in response to the pension reform proposal Governor Brown released: “The reform measures Governor Brown proposed today largely mirror those my colleagues and I proposed earlier this year in Senate Constitutional Amendment...
October 26, 2011
SACRAMENTO - In light of today's meeting of the Joint Legislative Conference Committee on Public-Employee Pensions, Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson and Harman sent a letter to the committee yesterday afternoon urging members to pursue the pension reform measures outlined in Senate...
October 11, 2011
Building on his commitment to creating jobs and growing the economy by fostering a healthy business climate, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today hosted a Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC) in Modesto with local small-business owners to discuss the challenges they face in this tough...
September 26, 2011
Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that both SB 513 and SB 707 were signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. “I’ve consistently been willing to work across party lines to achieve bipartisan solutions to the challenges facing our state, and I’m pleased...

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