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December 14, 2011
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing at the California Science Center in Los Angeles highlighting the multibillion-dollar toll on California’s economy caused by invasive pest infestations and the importance of coordination between...
November 21, 2011
In advance of tomorrow’s Senate hearing about California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) inspection issues, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), a licensed civil engineer, today sent the following letter to Acting Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty requesting further information...
November 18, 2011
Dear Friend, With the holiday season fast approaching, I've had a few moments to reflect on the last year and to be grateful for the progress we've been able to make in Sacramento thus far in my first term in the State Senate. Given my experience in local government, I'll admit that the transition...
November 16, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Dillon Gibbons, a ten-year veteran of California politics, as his chief of staff beginning today. “I am thrilled to welcome Dillon Gibbons to my team as chief of staff,” said Sen. Cannella. “Dillon is a dedicated, capable professional...
October 27, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement in response to the pension reform proposal Governor Brown released: “The reform measures Governor Brown proposed today largely mirror those my colleagues and I proposed earlier this year in Senate Constitutional Amendment...
October 26, 2011
SACRAMENTO - In light of today's meeting of the Joint Legislative Conference Committee on Public-Employee Pensions, Senators Berryhill, Cannella, Emmerson and Harman sent a letter to the committee yesterday afternoon urging members to pursue the pension reform measures outlined in Senate...
October 24, 2011
Dear Friend, It's been a busy month in the 12th Senate District! Since the Legislature adjourned for the year last month, I've been driving from county to county talking to folks about the issues that matter most to them - particularly job creation and economic growth. I visited Marich Chocolates...
October 11, 2011
Building on his commitment to creating jobs and growing the economy by fostering a healthy business climate, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today hosted a Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC) in Modesto with local small-business owners to discuss the challenges they face in this tough...
September 26, 2011
Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that both SB 513 and SB 707 were signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. “I’ve consistently been willing to work across party lines to achieve bipartisan solutions to the challenges facing our state, and I’m pleased...
September 16, 2011
Dear Friend, Last week, the Legislature wrapped up its work for the year after having acted on more than a thousand bills. That means I'm back in the district full time for the next three months, meeting with people to talk about their concerns and their priorities for the upcoming year. As I look...

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