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July 27, 2011
During a meeting hosted by Friant Water Authority, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today met with water agency and agriculture industry leaders to discuss the Central Valley’s water issues and their impact on the region’s agriculture industry. “Water is the...
July 19, 2011
In light of 16.8 percent unemployment in San Benito County and 11.4 percent unemployment statewide, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today talked with Hollister-area residents and local business owners about the urgent need for Sacramento to focus on job creation and economic growth. This...
July 17, 2011
Consistent with his continued commitment to building strong working relationships between local and state representatives, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today met with Monterey County officials to discuss issues relating to gang violence and public safety in the region. “As a former...
July 15, 2011
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Chairman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) today hosted a joint informational hearing at the Merced County Board of Supervisors Chamber about the impact of high-speed rail on California’s...
June 29, 2011
Two agriculture industry-sponsored bills authored by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), Senate Bill 513 and Senate Bill 707 , were today approved by the Assembly Agriculture Committee. SB 513 continues the Certified Farmers Market program and re-instates an industry-funded rendering...
June 27, 2011
(Sacramento, CA) – Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson, and Harman today released the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s announcement about a simple majority budget: “We are deeply disappointed that yet again the Governor and legislative Democrats have capitulated to those...
June 23, 2011
On the floor of the California State Senate, Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented Assembly Concurrent Resolution 42 , declaring every Sunday as “Eat Local, Buy California Grown Day.” “California’s family farmers and ranchers help feed the nation, and their...
June 21, 2011
The Assembly Higher Education Committee today failed to approve Senate Bill 736, a measure by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would have saved the California State University System $1.6 million annually by streamlining systemwide financial reporting practices and eliminating...
June 16, 2011
Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson, and Harman today released the following statement in response to Governor Brown’s comments on vetoing the majority vote budget: “While the Governor did the right thing by vetoing the Democrats sham budget, we challenge his assertion that Republicans have...
June 15, 2011
Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson, and Harman today released the following statement in response to today’s budget vote: “Today’s actions prove that the bridge tax isn’t a stumbling block – it’s political theater. The real stumbling block for the Majority Party are the unions and trial lawyers...

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