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January 9, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-16 budget proposal: “It is promising to see Governor Brown continuing his commitment to California’s long-term fiscal health by paying down debt, building our rainy day fund and investing...
January 7, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today was appointed by President pro Tempore Kevin de León to serve as Vice Chair of the Transportation and Housing Committee. In December, he was appointed to the California State Senate Committee on Rules. “As an engineer, I understand the importance of having...
January 5, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s inauguration speech. “Overall, I am pleased with what the Governor outlined today, and I look forward to working with him and my fellow lawmakers in a bipartisan fashion to ensure a stronger...
December 8, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was honored last Thursday, December 4, by the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) with a 2014 ACWA Legislative Leadership Award. ACWA’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to support Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure...
December 8, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Susan Peters, a third-grade teacher at La Rosa Elementary School in Ceres, as the 12th Senate District’s Teacher of the Year for her commitment and dedication to her students. “For 32 years, Susan has taught in the Ceres Unified...
December 2, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was elected to the California State Senate Committee on Rules following yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony. “I am both humbled and honored to receive the support and confidence from my fellow lawmakers,” said Cannella. “I look forward to working with committee...
November 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Brett Michelin as his new chief of staff. Michelin’s first day is December 1. “As I begin my second term, I’m extremely happy to have someone with Brett’s vast and diverse experience on my team,” said Cannella. “His strong leadership...
November 17, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), in partnership with the California Water Service,Company (Cal Water) distributed 100 $15 gift cards to local charities throughout Salinas good for the purchase of a turkey or any turkey product. This year’s recipients include LULAC #2995, Annual Marle Holte...
October 7, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced his “There Ought to a Be a Law” contest to provide constituents the opportunity to present ideas for new legislation or repeal an existing law. Senator Cannella will personally sponsor legislation from winning submissions. Last year’s contest...
September 30, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 1255 , legislation to expand the scope of the law to combat “revenge porn” has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation modified current law to include what is commonly known as a “selfie,” an image someone takes...

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