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Senate Labor Committee Rejects Measure Eliminating Financial Rewards to Inmates Claiming Work-Related Injuries
April 13, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented Senate Bill 407 before the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. The measure would have ended the practice of paying temporary disability indemnity benefits to county and city inmates during their incarceration, bringing local...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Push for Long-Term Reforms to Get California Back on Track
March 29, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the status of his conversations with Governor Jerry Brown about the reforms necessary to address the structural problems that have contributed to California’s $25 billion budget deficit: “I fully recognize that...
Senator Cannella Calls for Long-Term Reforms to Get California Back on Track and to Create Jobs
March 16, 2011
After taking difficult votes to reduce state spending, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement calling for swift action to pass long-term reform measures that address the structural problems that have contributed to our state’s recurring budget crisis: “Today’s...
What They Are Saying ... About 'GOP 5' Senators' Reform Plan
March 9, 2011
"But the fact is we have to have a plan; we need a solution ... And if you're going to be here, give me some ideas. And do you have some reforms you want to make? ... Let's hear what they are." (Gov. Jerry Brown, Remarks at Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee, 2/24/11) Five GOP Senators "...
In Case You Missed It: Brown Needs Support to Keep Special Interests Out of Budget
March 8, 2011
By The Modesto Bee Editorial Board March 7, 2011 State budget negotiations are at a fragile point in Sacramento. As of Monday afternoon, it appears unlikely there will be resolution by Thursday - the deadline set by Gov. Jerry Brown to get a tax extension proposal on a special June ballot. ... [W]e...
Senator Cannella's letter to Governor Brown Regarding the Budget
March 7, 2011
March 7, 2011 Governor Jerry Brown State Capitol, First Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear Governor Brown: We accepted your invitation to bring you our ideas on important structural reforms and willingly took to heart your admonition “to get out of our comfort zone”. Although it is clear that you...
Sen. Cannella: Regulatory Reform Necessary for Long-Term Economic Growth
March 1, 2011
In light of the state’s sky-high unemployment rate and the urgent need to keep California competitive in the global marketplace, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced introducing Senate Bill 639 , legislation requiring that all regulations undergo an economic impact analysis...
Senator Cannella Introduces Legislation to Support California Companies Working to Meet and Exceed Air Quality Regulations
February 22, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced introducing Senate Bill 358 to ensure California companies receive the full benefit of state grant funding designed to support efforts to meet and exceed California’s rigorous air quality regulations by exempting these grants from the state...
Senator Anthony Cannella Joint Authors Resolution Commemorating National Engineers Week
February 18, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today joined State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) in presenting Senate Resolution 6 , which declares February 20–26 National Engineers Week. SR 6 was adopted by the California State Senate this morning by a voice vote. “As a civil engineer, I’ve had the...
Senator Cannella Introduces Tough-on-Crime Legislation to Help Prosecute Accessories to Murder
February 18, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced introducing Senate Bill 308 to help ensure law enforcement agents have adequate time to pursue and prosecute people involved in murder cases by extending the statute of limitations for being an accessory to murder. “Given the severity of the...
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