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March 6, 2013
Dear Friend, As February came to a close, so did our time to introduce new legislation for this year. I’m excited to start working on the bills I’ve presented. My bills this year reflect my goals of strengthening public safety and education while eliminating unnecessary regulation. One of those...
February 19, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) joined Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) to announce legislation extending California’s prevailing wage regulations to charter cities. Senate Bill 7 would make charter cities eligible to receive or use state funds for a public...
February 15, 2013
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 302, the School Lunch Protection Act, to require additional oversight and regulation of school lunch programs. The new legislation was developed in direct response to a recent report from the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes titled...
February 6, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today was appointed by the Senate Rules Committee to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, chaired by Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced). “Since arriving in the Senate, a main priority of mine has been finding ways to ensure state government is focused on using...
February 4, 2013
Dear Friend, There is much to report after a very busy start to our legislative season! The Governor laid out his proposed budget and presented the State of the State. I have begun to introduce new legislation and am working with my Assembly and Senate on ideas for bills they have that I can also...
January 31, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding potential immigration reform on the federal level and announcing his support of AB 60, The Safe and Responsible Driver Act, by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) : “It is inconceivable to think we can deport 12...
January 30, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today introduced SB 144, the Realignment Reinvestment Act, in direct response to the strain increased jail and community supervision populations placed on counties as a result of the Governor’s 2011 Local Public Safety Realignment legislation which shifted over 40...
January 29, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was given a 100% score by the National Federation of Independent Businesses/California (NFIB/CA) for his voting record in 2012. The NFIB released their scorecard ranking state legislators on their voting record on bills that support California’s small businesses...
January 24, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address: “Today, Governor Brown spoke about many of the topics I too believe are important to address this year: jobs, education reform, water and living within our means...
January 10, 2013
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2013-14 budget proposal: “The budget Governor Brown presented today provides an appropriate base for this year’s budget. I am pleased that the Governor understands the need to continue to rein...

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