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Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Governor Brown's Revised Budget Plan
May 14, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2012-13 budget plan: “I am pleased to see Governor Brown has focused on permanently eliminating our state’s structural debt, but am concerned about a plan that relies on the passage of...
SB 1327: Cutting red tape for new business owners
April 27, 2012
In recent years, many different surveys and organizations have named California’s business climate as one of the worst in the nation. This illustration is one example of why (pdf). SB 1327 is designed streamline the application process for individuals wanting to start a new business. State...
Sen. Cannella Committed to Finding Solution for Electric Rate Savings
April 25, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the defeat of SB 971 in the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications committee: “SB 971 would have provided substantial savings to California’s electric ratepayers without reducing the state’s environmental...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Death of Stanislaus Sheriff Deputy
April 13, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the death of Stanislaus Sheriff Deputy Robert Paris: “I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of Deputy Paris. Our peace officers put their lives on the line every day and are true heroes to our community. I...
Cannella Bill to Require Affluent Criminals to Reimburse State for Incarceration
April 12, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) would require a court to order a criminal to reimburse the state for the cost of his or her incarceration if they are able. SB 1124 would lessen the stress on our state budget by defraying the costs of prison stays of those who have the...
Cannella Legislation to Cut Red Tape for California Businesses
April 9, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) would establish a “one-stop-shop” internet website for individuals to use as a tool in obtaining the necessary permits and licenses to start a business. The bill, SB 1327 , is designed to help individuals wanting to start a new business to...
Sen. Cannella Hires Steven Nascimento as District Director
April 3, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Steven Nascimento, a lifelong Turlock resident, as his district director. “I am excited to have Steven Nascimento join my staff as district director. Throughout his career, Steven has demonstrated he is committed to serving the people...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Detection of Citrus Disease Huanglongbing in California
April 2, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), chairman of the California Senate Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement after the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed the detection of the citrus disease known...
Sen. Cannella Names Salinas Resident Ruth Andresen 12th District Woman of the Year
March 28, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Salinas resident Ruth Andresen as the 12th Senate District’s Woman of the Year. Senator Cannella recognizes March as Women’s History month and is commemorating it by honoring Andresen for her commitment to the community. “Ruth...
Cannella Legislation to Simplify Removing Corrupt Public Officials Receives Bipartisan Support
March 27, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to simplify the process for removing a public official from office for willful or corrupt misconduct in office today received bipartisan support from the California Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety. The committee voted unanimously, 5-0...
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