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December 6, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) and Senator Michael J. Rubio (D-Shafter), along with 11 legislative colleagues, sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown to request that “realignment funds target counties with higher per capita populations of AB 109 offenders.” Governor Brown and state corrections...
October 31, 2012
Dear Friend, The past month has sure been an exciting one. Governor Brown signed into law each of my bills sent to his desk. I have been able to spend much of my time outside of Sacramento, meeting with constituents and community leaders across the district. Not only that, but I have received...
October 30, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was recognized by the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) for his commitment to California’s businesses and economic growth, receiving a 100% score for his 2012 voting record and placing in the top tier for “CalChamber Best Business Votes.” This is...
October 18, 2012
WATCH VIDEO Senator Anthony Cannella is interviewed by Brad Pomerance on Charter Cable’s California Edition regarding the problems with the implementation of 2011’s prison realignment program.
October 11, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, which he chairs, on the future of fairs across the state in light of the elimination of state funding for California fairs. “Today’s hearing was to examine how California fairs...
October 1, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the first anniversary of the implementation of AB 109, resulting in the shift of 52,000 inmates from state prison to local jails by 2013-14: “Now entering our second year of the realignment program, we know there are...
September 29, 2012
Legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to ease the transition of veterans who received military law enforcement training into civilian peace officer positions was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown today. The bill, SB 1563 , provides those with the proper training an additional...
September 29, 2012
Legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to establish a “one-stop-shop” Internet website for individuals to use as a tool in obtaining the necessary permits and licenses to start a business was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown today. The bill, SB 1327 , was designed to help...
September 28, 2012
Dear Friend, With the end of our legislative session came a number of long nights on the Senate floor debating issues ranging from public pension reform to immigration and restoring the Healthy Families program to the reform of the CEQA process. There were some significant achievements made,...
August 29, 2012
Democrats and Republicans have joined together to author a bill to reinstate the successful Healthy Families Program, while also renewing the MCO tax. SB 301 (DeSaulnier, Cannella, Pavley, Rubio, Strickland and Yee) is currently in the Assembly Health Committee and is awaiting a hearing as the...

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