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January 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement following Governor Brown’s declaration of a drought state of emergency: “As we face one of the driest years in California’s history, we must take immediate action. There is too much at stake. Lack of water means a loss of jobs...
January 16, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement following today’s water rally hosted by the Latino Water Coalition and the NAACP: “Today’s rally is a testament to the importance of fixing our water system and the need for a water bond. California has already taken too long...
January 14, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement after an informational hearing by the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee regarding Senator Lois Wolk’s water bond legislation: “I am committed to taking an active part in placing a new water bond on the ballot that...
January 14, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has introduced SB 898, new legislation to increase state agency transparency by requiring each state agency, department and entity to provide the Treasurer with its employer identification number. Principal co-author Assembly Member...
January 9, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 budget proposal: “I am pleased that Governor Brown understands the need to continue to pay down our debt and take a measured approach to spending after years of budget deficits. As we...
January 6, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has introduced SB 841, new legislation to expand much-needed healthcare resources in the San Joaquin Valley by training more physicians in the region and accelerating the planning process to launch a new medical school at the University of...
December 23, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) attended the Planada Families with Santa Party today at Planada Elementary School. Hosted by the Planada Cherished Memories Committee, more than 150 families in need received toys and food for the holiday season. “The holiday season is all about giving to those we...
December 20, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced his support for Central Valley High School Running Back Ja’Quan Gardner in his quest to become USA Today/Asics “Ultimate Athlete.” Gardner, a native of Ceres, broke the single season and career rushing records for Stanislaus Unified School District...
December 17, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he will present new legislation to combat the practice commonly known as “revenge porn.” Earlier this year, Cannella’s SB 255 was signed by Governor Brown, making the act a misdemeanor. The “Revenge Porn 2.0” act will expand the law to protect...
December 16, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Lawrence Reno Peter Martinelli, head teacher at Cesar E. Chavez Middle School in Planada, as the 12th Senate District’s Teacher of the Year for his commitment to students. “Reno Martinelli has provided decades of exceptional service...

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