Archived Releases

June 21, 2011
The Assembly Higher Education Committee today failed to approve Senate Bill 736, a measure by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would have saved the California State University System $1.6 million annually by streamlining systemwide financial reporting practices and eliminating...
June 16, 2011
Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson, and Harman today released the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s comments on vetoing the majority vote budget: “While the Governor did the right thing by vetoing the Democrats sham budget, we challenge his assertion that Republicans have...
June 15, 2011
Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson, and Harman today released the following statement in response to today’s budget vote: “Today’s actions prove that the bridge tax isn’t a stumbling block – it’s political theater. The real stumbling block for the Majority Party are the unions and trial lawyers...
June 13, 2011
(Sacramento, CA) - Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson, and Harman today released the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s press conference: “Today the Governor provided an update on the status of the budget negotiations. In his statements, the Governor indicated that the...
June 6, 2011
During a luncheon reception in Sacramento in honor of California Small Business Day, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today recognized N & S Tractor and owner Arthur Nutcher as the 12th Senatorial District’s 2011 Small Business of the Year. “N & S Tractor has a decades-long history...
May 23, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 5–4 decision requiring California to release 46,000 inmates over the next two years: “While I agree we must address California’s prison overcrowding crisis, releasing dangerous felons...
May 19, 2011
The California State Senate today approved Senate Bill 736 , a measure authored by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to streamline the California State University (CSU) system’s systemwide financial audit practices, achieving approximately $2 million in taxpayer and campus savings every year...
May 11, 2011
During a Rules Committee hearing today, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was appointed Vice Chair of the Select Committee on Economic Development and the State Permitting Process, which is designed to provide a forum to discuss the key challenges to economic growth in California and develop...
May 3, 2011
During a hearing this morning, the Senate Agriculture Committee voted to approve Senate Bill 513 and Senate Bill 707 , two agriculture industry-sponsored bills authored by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres). “Agriculture is a $35 billion industry in California, and it’s important that we work...
April 26, 2011
Reflective of his commitment to public safety, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented Senate Bill 260 before the Senate Public Safety Committee. The measure targets methamphetamine producers by making it a felony to possess more than a half pound of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine,...

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