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June 16, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the Governor’s call for a special session to address the funding shortfall for California’s transportation system: “We have ignored our transportation infrastructure for far too long. I felt it was necessary to make...
June 15, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the passage of the 2015-16 state budget: “I was unable to support the budget that was brought before the Senate today as it overstates our state revenues. We need to be realistic in our budgeting to ensure that we do...
June 11, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that additional funding for UC Merced’s proposed medical school was approved with a unanimous vote of 5-0 by the Joint Legislative Budget Conference Committee. The budget item will add $1 million to the University of California budget to continue development of a medical school at UC Merced.
May 14, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2015-16 budget proposal:
May 6, 2015
Today, legislation authored by Senator Anthony Cannella (R – Ceres) that will save cities from potentially costly lawsuits was approved unanimously in its first hearing. The California Senate Governance and Finance Committee passed Senate Bill 493 with a vote of 7-0.
April 27, 2015
Cannella - "Anyone who drives on our roads knows we have a transportation infrastructure crisis in California. Even though we’re paying more in gas taxes and transportation fees than any other state, that money hasn’t been used to repair or maintain our streets, highways and other infrastructure projects."
April 3, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued a statement today regarding Emanuel Medical Center's announcement that it will be closing its two Emanuel Family Practice clinics in Turlock and Patterson next month. In January, Cannella introduced SB 131, legislation that would increase funding for...
March 30, 2015
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced he has selected Merced resident Felicia Roberts as 12th Senate District Woman of the Year for her continued commitment to the Merced Community. Felicia has devoted herself to creating a better Merced community for almost 4 decades and has a very...
March 19, 2015
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown's $1 billion Emergency Drought Package. "I am pleased Governor Brown understands the need to immediately provide aid to communities hit the hardest by this unprecedented drought and this proposal is a...

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