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April 3, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Steven Nascimento, a lifelong Turlock resident, as his district director. “I am excited to have Steven Nascimento join my staff as district director. Throughout his career, Steven has demonstrated he is committed to serving the people...
April 2, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), chairman of the California Senate Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement after the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed the detection of the citrus disease known...
March 30, 2012
Dear Friend, I know the English proverb is “March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb,” but that couldn’t be further from the truth this year. Now that the bill introduction window has closed, we begin to settle in and discuss the new legislation being proposed. For my legislation, that...
March 28, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Salinas resident Ruth Andresen as the 12th Senate District’s Woman of the Year. Senator Cannella recognizes March as Women’s History month and is commemorating it by honoring Andresen for her commitment to the community. “Ruth...
March 27, 2012
New legislation by Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to simplify the process for removing a public official from office for willful or corrupt misconduct in office today received bipartisan support from the California Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety. The committee voted unanimously, 5-0...
March 13, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement following the release of “Addressing Nitrate in California’s Drinking Water,” prepared by the University of California, Davis: “Californians deserve clean drinking water. In the last several years, California growers and...
February 29, 2012
Dear Friend, Even though this year February has an extra day, it just flew by! The 24th was the final day for legislators to introduce new bills for the year. I’m excited about the bills I authored and coauthored and will be working hard for them to become law. As I’d said, I am carrying...
February 24, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, which he chairs. The hearing covered the impact the state’s regulations have on the agriculture industry. “Today’s hearing was a great opportunity for me to hear directly from...
February 17, 2012
Published in the Los Angeles Times on February 17, 2012 . Republican state Sens. Bill Emmerson (Hemet), Tom Berryhill (Modesto), Anthony Cannella (Ceres) and Tom Harman (Huntington Beach) respond to George Skelton's Feb. 12 column, " Commit a crime, collect a pension ." George Skelton brought to...
January 30, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was awarded today with the California Technology Champion award from TechAmerica, the nation’s leading technology trade association. The award recognizes a legislator’s contribution to California’s technology industry during the 2011 legislative year and their...

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