Archived Releases

April 30, 2014
New legislation by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would expand the scope of the law to combat the practice commonly known as “revenge porn” passed the Senate Public Safety Committee. SB 1255 modifies the current law to include what is commonly known on the Internet as a “selfie,” an...
April 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following announcement by Governor Brown that Merced will be one of three new pilot programs for a hiring tax credit that resulted from last year’s SB 90 , coauthored by Cannella: “It is important that as California...
April 22, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the defeat of SB 927 in the Senate Natural Resources and Water committee: “SB 927 received bipartisan support, demonstrating the need for a water bond that will create new water for California. Our current...
April 8, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today criticized State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly for inciting violence against immigrants. As reported in the Los Angeles Times , a Donnelly anti-illegal immigrant rant called upon people to “rise up” and “take the place” of one of his ancestors who fought at...
March 25, 2014
State Senator and Vice-Chair of the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding today’s committee hearing on AB 1331, relating to a water bond for the November 2014 ballot: “While I appreciate the work Assemblyman Rendon is doing...
March 20, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella invites you to a Town Hall Meeting on Salinas Valley Water Woes, a discussion of California’s driest year on record. Thursday, March 27, 5:00pm at the City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Avenue in Salinas. For more info...
March 18, 2014
tate Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding today’s modification of the California State Water Resources Control Board emergency drought order: “I am pleased to see the State Water Board’s latest modifications to the emergency drought order. It is imperative...
March 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has introduced SB 1398 , the Salinas River Environmental Stability Act, to will ease the clearing of the Salinas River channel. Since clearing practices consisting of removing non-native vegetation, sediment, and debris from the...
March 12, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was given a 100% score by the National Federation of Independent Businesses/California (NFIB) for his voting record in 2013. The NFIB’s annual scorecard was recently released and ranks state legislators’ voting records on bills that support California’s...
March 11, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has suspended his request of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) to audit the Employment Development Department (EDD). The audit request sought to review the statuses of clearing backlogs and processing new unemployment...

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