Archived Releases

January 27, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 131, legislation that would increase funding for the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (SJV PRIME), an innovative program operated by the University of California that brings more physicians to the region. "Currently, the...
January 22, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced the opening of his local state office in Ceres on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The new office location is currently open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. "Communication with constituents has always been my number one priority and the invaluable...
January 16, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has hired John Anderson, retired Madera County Sheriff and Madera resident. Anderson’s responsibilities will be representing the Madera and Fresno communities, as well as serve as the 12th district law enforcement liaison. “I have had the...
January 9, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-16 budget proposal: “It is promising to see Governor Brown continuing his commitment to California’s long-term fiscal health by paying down debt, building our rainy day fund and investing...
January 7, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today was appointed by President pro Tempore Kevin de León to serve as Vice Chair of the Transportation and Housing Committee. In December, he was appointed to the California State Senate Committee on Rules. “As an engineer, I understand the importance of having...
January 5, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s inauguration speech. “Overall, I am pleased with what the Governor outlined today, and I look forward to working with him and my fellow lawmakers in a bipartisan fashion to ensure a stronger...
December 8, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Susan Peters, a third-grade teacher at La Rosa Elementary School in Ceres, as the 12th Senate District’s Teacher of the Year for her commitment and dedication to her students. “For 32 years, Susan has taught in the Ceres Unified...
December 8, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was honored last Thursday, December 4, by the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) with a 2014 ACWA Legislative Leadership Award. ACWA’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to support Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure...
December 2, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was elected to the California State Senate Committee on Rules following yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony. “I am both humbled and honored to receive the support and confidence from my fellow lawmakers,” said Cannella. “I look forward to working with committee...
November 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Brett Michelin as his new chief of staff. Michelin’s first day is December 1. “As I begin my second term, I’m extremely happy to have someone with Brett’s vast and diverse experience on my team,” said Cannella. “His strong leadership...

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