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February 5, 2014
Dear Friend, Every year, I am surprised how quickly the month of January flies by. Just after the New Year, we began our new session and hit the ground running. Right now is our time to introduce new legislation which you can read more about below. Water will be a major issue as we face the driest...
February 5, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced three finalists for his “There Ought to a Be a Law” contest, which provided constituents the opportunity to present ideas for new legislation. Senator Cannella will personally sponsor legislation from one of the finalists’ submissions. “The ideas...
January 31, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement after the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced that the State Water Project allocation has been dropped to zero: “A zero allotment of water is devastating. We must take action now to ensure that we do not revisit...
January 30, 2014
Senators Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today announced new legislation to put a water bond on the November ballot that prioritizes water storage, clean drinking water and Delta sustainability. Senate Bill 927 pares down the water bond the Legislature negotiated in 2009 to...
January 29, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced today that he has introduced SCR 77, new legislation to create a memorial highway in honor of Merced County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and Special Agent Rick Oules. Oules investigated and dismantled approximately 300 methamphetamine labs during his...
January 27, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) cordially invites high school students and their families to attend a free Cash for College workshop to learn more about how to apply for Cal Grants. The Cash for College program is a partnership with the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and the...
January 24, 2014
In 2012, the California Parks and Recreation Department hid $20 million in funds and issued improper payouts to employees resulting in major state budget deficits. This lack of transparency threatened the closure of several state parks and severely damaged the public’s trust. As a member of the...
January 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding SB 58 to temporarily freeze higher-education tuition rates for the duration of the "Temporary Taxes to Fund Education" proposition approved by voters in 2012: “I applaud Governor Brown’s commitment to remain...
January 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding today’s information hearing by the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee regarding the investigative report titled: “ The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge: Basic Reforms for the Future ”: “After today’s...
January 23, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has been appointed as a member of the Milton Marks “Little Hoover Commission” on California State Government Organization and Economy by the Senate Rules Committee. “One of my primary focuses in the Senate has been to root out...

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