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Cannella Applauds Additional Funding for UC Merced Medical School Approved for State Budget
June 11, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that additional funding for UC Merced’s proposed medical school was approved with a unanimous vote of 5-0 by the Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee. The budget item will add $1 million to the University of California budget to continue development of a medical school at UC Merced.
Cannella Issues Statement on Governor Brown's May Revise Budget Proposal
May 14, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2015-16 budget proposal:
Cannella Bill to Protect Cities and Taxpayers from Costly Lawsuits Passes First Policy Committee
May 6, 2015
Today, legislation authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R – Ceres) that will save cities from potentially costly lawsuits was approved unanimously in its first hearing. The California Senate Governance and Finance Committee passed Senate Bill 493 with a vote of 7-0.
Senator Cannella Releases Statement on Central Valley Emanuel Family Practice Clinic Closings
April 3, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued a statement today regarding Emanuel Medical Center's announcement that it will be closing its two Emanuel Family Practice clinics in Turlock and Patterson next month. In January, Cannella introduced SB 131, legislation that would increase funding for...
Sen. Cannella Names Merced Resident Felicia Roberts 12th Senate District Woman of the Year
March 30, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced he has selected Merced resident Felicia Roberts as 12th Senate District Woman of the Year for her continued commitment to the Merced Community. Felicia has devoted herself to creating a better Merced community for almost 4 decades and has a very...
Senator Cannella Says $1 Billion Emergency Drought Package is a 'Good Start,' Emphasizes the Need for Storage
March 19, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown's $1 billion Emergency Drought Package. "I am pleased Governor Brown understands the need to immediately provide aid to communities hit the hardest by this unprecedented drought and this proposal is a...
Sen. Cannella Introduces Additional Legislation to Combat Cyber Exploitation and Revenge Porn
March 2, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced today that he has introduced SB 676, legislation enabling law enforcement to more easily prosecute those who engage in cyber exploitation and revenge porn. The bill is part of a bipartisan effort with Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) who has...
Senator Cannella Releases Statement on Zero Water Allocation
February 27, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement after the Federal Bureau of Reclamation announced zero water allotment for the Central Valley Project.
Senator Cannella Releases Statement Regarding UC President Janet Napolitano's Decision to Freeze 2014 Summer Semester Tuition Rates
February 19, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding UC President Janet Napolitano's decision of freezing tuition rates for the 2014 summer semester.
Sen. Cannella Helps Secure Almost $1.5 Million in Grants from the California Employment Development Department for Merced and Madera Counties
February 12, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has helped secure almost $1.5 million in grants from the California Employment Development Department (EDD). The EDD announced yesterday it has awarded the Merced County Workforce Investment Board a $950,000 grant and the Madera County Workforce Investment Board...
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