Archived Releases

March 4, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding the California State Board of Food and Agriculture’s meeting with the governor’s Drought Task Force and local leaders to discuss the drought’s impact on agriculture at UC Merced today: “Our current drought is...
February 28, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced the winners of his “There Ought to Be a Law” contest, where constituents throughout the district were invited to present their ideas for new legislation. Based on the contest submissions of Natalie Rios and Wendi Salpa, high school students...
February 26, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced today that he has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on Fairs, Allocations and Classification. “As a member of the Joint Committee on Fairs, Allocations and Classification, I have always supported the rich history and culture our...
February 26, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has been awarded the United Contractors (UCON) Legislator of the Year Award. The “We Dig California” award recognizes public officials who demonstrate leadership and courage in advancing the interests of the construction industry. “As a civil engineer, I am...
February 20, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced Senate Bill 1255, new legislation to combat revenge porn, the act of distributing an image that displays a person uncovered or engaged in a sexual act without that person’s consent. SB 1255 or the “Revenge Porn 2.0” bill expands upon...
February 19, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by Governor Jerry Brown to provide additional funding for drought relief: “We must take immediate action to prepare for the devastating effects of the drought on our communities. The legislation...
February 18, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced SB 339 , legislation that will provide tax relief for homeowners who have received home loan modifications in 2013. Under current law, those receiving modifications would have to report the amount of debt forgiven by a lender due to a principal...
February 5, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced three finalists for his “There Ought to a Be a Law” contest, which provided constituents the opportunity to present ideas for new legislation. Senator Cannella will personally sponsor legislation from one of the finalists’ submissions. “The ideas...
January 31, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement after the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced that the State Water Project allocation has been dropped to zero: “A zero allotment of water is devastating. We must take action now to ensure that we do not revisit...
January 30, 2014
Senators Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today announced new legislation to put a water bond on the November ballot that prioritizes water storage, clean drinking water and Delta sustainability. Senate Bill 927 pares down the water bond the Legislature negotiated in 2009 to...

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