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Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Bay Bridge Hearing
May 14, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following a hearing of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee regarding the new span of the Bay Bridge: “As a civil engineer, I left today’s hearings with concerns over the construction of the new eastern span of the...
Senator Cannella Strikes Back at Cyber Revenge
May 9, 2013
SB 255 , by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) would fine and punish those who electronically distribute pictures of a sexual nature without the subject’s consent and with the intent to harass or humiliate. There has been a recent increase in what is commonly called “revenge porn,” and this bill...
Cannella Bill Eases Castle Air Force Base Redevelopment
May 7, 2013
SB 339, a bill authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to ease the redevelopment of the decommissioned Castle Air Force Base (Castle), will be heard tomorrow in the Senate Governance and Finance Committee. Following the dissolution of redevelopment agencies, Merced County has been hampered...
Cannella Bill Helps Keep California Beef Industry Competitive
May 6, 2013
SB 478 , a bill authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to increase the ability for the California beef industry to compete with the rest of the nation, will be heard tomorrow in the Senate Transportation & Housing Committee. Because of current law, the California beef industry operates...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Legislation to Protect Higher Ed Funding and Freeze Tuition at all Public Colleges
May 3, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding SB 58 to temporarily freeze higher-education tuition rates for the duration of the "Temporary Taxes to Fund Education" proposition approved by voters in 2012: “I want to applaud Governor Brown’s commitment to remain...
Cannella Bill Cracks Down on Felons Possessing Guns
April 30, 2013
SB 644 , a bill authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to increase penalties for felons caught in possession of firearms, will be heard this morning in the Senate Public Safety Committee. It is already illegal in California for convicted felons to possess firearms, but current law limits...
Sen. Cannella Names Patterson Resident Juanzette Hunter 12th District Volunteer of the Year
April 29, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Patterson resident Juanzette Hunter as the 12th Senate District’s Volunteer of the Year. Senator Cannella recognizes April 21 - 27 as National Volunteer Week and is commemorating it by honoring Hunter for her commitment to the...
Sen. Cannella's Realignment Reinvestment Act Voted Down in Committee
April 29, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented SB 144 , the Realignment Reinvestment Act, to the Senate Budget Committee. The bill would have provided additional funding for front line law enforcement, jail operations, community and a variety of treatment, educational, and job training services...
Cannella's Fairs Sustainability Act Receives Unanimous Bipartisan Support from Senate Agriculture Committee
April 16, 2013
New legislation by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would improve the entrepreneurial abilities and reduce costs for the California’s 52 District Agricultural Associations (DAAs) today received unanimous bipartisan support from the Senate Agriculture Committee. SB 741 gives fairs the...
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Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on State Senate Immigration Reform Resolution
April 15, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 8 (SJR 8), which encourages immigration reform at the federal level: “There is no questioning that our immigration system is broken. We must deal with immigration directly in a...
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