Releases

June 16, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented Paul’s Place Restaurant and Bakery, located in Merced, with the 12th Senate District’s Small Business of the Year award during a ceremony in Sacramento. “With over 25 years in business, Paul’s Place Restaurant and Bakery’s commitment to...
June 15, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the passage of the 2014-15 state budget: “While this year’s state budget was not perfect, I was pleased to support it. Not only is the budget fiscally restrained, but it puts billions towards paying down state debt...
May 28, 2014
SB 1339 , by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), to reduce fraud in California’s Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) outpatient treatment program, was approved by the Senate on a 36-0 vote. The bill is in direct response to a yearlong investigation by CNN’s Special Investigations Unit and the Center for...
May 27, 2014
SB 1255 , by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), to expand the scope of the law to combat “revenge porn” was approved by the Senate today on a 34-0 vote. Cannella’s legislation modifies the current law to include what is commonly known as a “selfie,” an image someone takes of themselves, and...
May 23, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the failure of SB 841, regarding increased funding for the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (SJV PRIME) program, in the Senate Appropriations committee: “Even with the failure of SB 841, I remain...
May 15, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of ACAX2-1, which would provide a new rainy day fund in the state budget: “California has long deserved a strong rainy day fund to protect from the fluctuations our state budget can encounter. The roller...
May 13, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2014-15 budget proposal: “The Governor’s revised budget shows necessary restraint in spending, allowing us to continue to pay down debt. As we see our revenues rise, we must remain...
April 30, 2014
New legislation by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) that would expand the scope of the law to combat the practice commonly known as “revenge porn” passed the Senate Public Safety Committee. SB 1255 modifies the current law to include what is commonly known on the Internet as a “selfie,” an...
April 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following announcement by Governor Brown that Merced will be one of three new pilot programs for a hiring tax credit that resulted from last year’s SB 90 , coauthored by Cannella: “It is important that as California...
April 22, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the defeat of SB 927 in the Senate Natural Resources and Water committee: “SB 927 received bipartisan support, demonstrating the need for a water bond that will create new water for California. Our current...

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