Archived Releases

November 17, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), in partnership with the California Water Service,Company (Cal Water) distributed 100 $15 gift cards to local charities throughout Salinas good for the purchase of a turkey or any turkey product. This year’s recipients include LULAC #2995, Annual Marle Holte...
October 7, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced his “There Ought to a Be a Law” contest to provide constituents the opportunity to present ideas for new legislation or repeal an existing law. Senator Cannella will personally sponsor legislation from winning submissions. Last year’s contest...
September 30, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 1255 , legislation to expand the scope of the law to combat “revenge porn” has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation modified current law to include what is commonly known as a “selfie,” an image someone takes...
September 23, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has hired Vicente Verduzco, United States Marine Corps veteran and Madera resident. Verduzco’s responsibilities will be representing the Senator in the Madera and Fresno communities, as well as serving 12th Senate District veterans. “I am...
September 19, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 1339, legislation to reduce fraud in California’s Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) outpatient treatment program has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation was authored by Cannella in direct response to a yearlong...
September 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today honored Salinas-based business, D’Arrigo Brothers, for their 15-year dedication to ending breast cancer. Since 1999, the D’Arrigo Brothers and Andy Boy, also owned by the D’Arrigo family, have donated more than $1.2 million to prevention and finding a...
September 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 898, legislation to increase state agency transparency by requiring each state agency, department and entity to provide the Treasurer with its employer identification number, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Principal co-...
September 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Hollister resident Ruth Erickson as the 12th Senate District’s Volunteer of the Year for her continued dedication and commitment to San Benito County. “Ruth has made a lasting and positive impact in San Benito County,...
September 16, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following Governor Brown’s signing of groundwater management legislation, Assembly Bill 1739 and Senate Bills 1168 and 1319: “Just yesterday, I joined fellow legislators and members of the agricultural community to urge the...
September 12, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today dedicated a portion of Highway 101 to fallen Soledad State Prison correctional officers, renaming a portion of the highway the “Soledad State Prison Correctional Officers Memorial Highway.” The dedication was held at the CDCR Correctional Training...

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