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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...
September 1, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented a resolution on the Senate floor honoring 12-year-old Nicole Kissel, a Merced resident who saved Charles “Dale” Ostrander from drowning while swimming in the waters off the Long Beach peninsula in Washington State on August 5. “Nicole Kissel...
August 30, 2011
The California State Senate today gave its final approval to Senate Bill 513 , a measure authored by State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) to continue the popular Certified Farmers’ Market program and to reinstate a rendering enforcement program at the California Department of Food and...
August 29, 2011
Previously published at the Fresno Bee Last week, the California Employment Development Department announced more sobering news: Unemployment statewide rose to 12%, and the ranks of the jobless grew by 34,000 during the month of July. With unemployment in Fresno and Madera counties even higher at...
August 22, 2011
Dear Friend, During the Legislature’s summer recess, I spent a lot of time talking to people around the 12th Senate District (keep reading below for some of my notes from the road), and I was reminded yet again that, in addition to ensuring the safety of our communities, our top priority in...
August 18, 2011
Senator Anthony Cannella (left) and Senator Sam Blakeslee (right) honor Ms. Rodeo California 2011 on the Senate Floor in Sacramento Ms. Brittany Slaton, crowned Miss Rodeo California 2011, was honored on the California Senate Floor today by Senators Anthony Cannella and Sam Blakeslee for notable...
July 27, 2011
During a meeting hosted by Friant Water Authority, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today met with water agency and agriculture industry leaders to discuss the Central Valley’s water issues and their impact on the region’s agriculture industry. “Water is the...
July 19, 2011
In light of 16.8 percent unemployment in San Benito County and 11.4 percent unemployment statewide, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today talked with Hollister-area residents and local business owners about the urgent need for Sacramento to focus on job creation and economic growth. This...

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