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Cannella Bill to Reduce Electricity Rates in Merced Receives Bipartisan Support
April 2, 2013
New legislation by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would provide significant savings to Merced Irrigation District ratepayers today received bipartisan support from the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee. SB 591 changes the requirements of the Renewable Portfolio...
Sen. Cannella Announces Senate District 12 Art Competition
March 26, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he is sponsoring a contemporary art competition for California State Senate District 12. The winner will be the piece of art that Senator Cannella believes best represents the district. The artist will receive special recognition from the...
Sen. Cannella Testifies at State Water Resources Control Board Hearing
March 20, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today delivered the following testimony at the State Water Resources Control Board hearing on the Bay Delta Plan Draft Substitute Environmental Document: Thank you for the opportunity to address an issue of critical importance to my district. Your proposal to...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Joint Legislative Audit Committee Hearing Testimony
March 14, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding testimony by Mark Hariri, Director of the State Treasurer’s Centralized Treasury and Securities Management Division at yesterday’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee hearing regarding hidden funds at state agencies: “...
Senators Announce Legislation to Close Prevailing Wage Loophole for Charter Cities
February 19, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) joined Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) to announce legislation extending California’s prevailing wage regulations to charter cities. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public...
Cannella Introduces Legislation to Protect School Lunch Program Funding
February 15, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 302, the School Lunch Protection Act, to require additional oversight and regulation of school lunch programs. The new legislation was developed in direct response to a recent report from the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes titled...
Sen. Cannella Appointed to Joint Legislative Audit Committee
February 6, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today was appointed by the Senate Rules Committee to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, chaired by Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced). “Since arriving in the Senate, a main priority of mine has been finding ways to ensure state government is focused on using...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Immigration Reform
January 31, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding potential immigration reform on the federal level and announcing his support of AB 60, The Safe and Responsible Driver Act, by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) : “It is inconceivable to think we can deport 12...
Cannella Legislation Reinvests Realignment Program Savings for Safer Communities
January 30, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 144, the Realignment Reinvestment Act, in direct response to the strain increased jail and community supervision populations placed on counties as a result of the Governor’s 2011 Local Public Safety Realignment legislation which shifted over 40...
Senator Cannella Receives Perfect Score on NFIB Legislative Voting Record for 2012
January 29, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was given a 100% score by the National Federation of Independent Businesses/California (NFIB/CA) for his voting record in 2012. The NFIB released their scorecard ranking state legislators on their voting record on bills that support California’s small businesses...
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