Releases

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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