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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...
December 13, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he will present new legislation to ease the clearing of the Salinas River channel. He was joined by a bipartisan group of elected officials and farmers to discuss the importance of removing the vegetation and debris that has accumulated since...
December 12, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) will be joined by a bipartisan group of elected officials and farmers to announce working with local leaders to find a solution to ease the clearing of the Salinas River. The location of the announcement is an area of the river that could potentially...
December 12, 2013
Please join Assemblyman Adam Gray and me for a Holiday Open House at his Merced District Office on December 19, from 4 to 6pm. Come learn about legislation passed in 2013, discuss policy goals for the New Year or simply stop by for a chat. Location: 690 W. 16th Street, Merced.
December 11, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and a bipartisan coalition of legislators today called upon Governor Jerry Brown to issue a drought declaration for the upcoming year: December 11, 2013 The Honorable Jerry Brown, Governor State of California State Capitol, First Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear...
December 11, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) will speak on the current state water crisis at the Independent Voter Project’s Water Summit at Fresno State on Thursday. The summit will convene a panel of legislators and water experts to update the public on state water policy. Today, Cannella and a...
December 9, 2013
Last month, the University of California Board of Regents took up a budget proposal that contains some welcome news for students: a third straight year without a tuition increase. However, UC has made clear that this proposal is contingent upon additional increases in state funding, above and...
December 5, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he will present new legislation to increase state agency transparency by requiring each state agency, department, and entity to provide the Treasurer with its employer identification number. This bill will also authorize the Treasurer to...
November 21, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Merced resident Dr. Susan Walsh as the 12th Senate District’s Woman of the Year for her commitment to the community. “Dr. Susan Walsh exemplifies what we should all strive for and is truly a pillar of the community. She has...

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