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December 2, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was elected to the California State Senate Committee on Rules following yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony. “I am both humbled and honored to receive the support and confidence from my fellow lawmakers,” said Cannella. “I look forward to working with committee...
November 24, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Brett Michelin as his new chief of staff. Michelin’s first day is December 1. “As I begin my second term, I’m extremely happy to have someone with Brett’s vast and diverse experience on my team,” said Cannella. “His strong leadership...
November 17, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), in partnership with the California Water Service,Company (Cal Water) distributed 100 $15 gift cards to local charities throughout Salinas good for the purchase of a turkey or any turkey product. This year’s recipients include LULAC #2995, Annual Marle Holte...
October 7, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced his “There Ought to a Be a Law” contest to provide constituents the opportunity to present ideas for new legislation or repeal an existing law. Senator Cannella will personally sponsor legislation from winning submissions. Last year’s contest...
September 30, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 1255 , legislation to expand the scope of the law to combat “revenge porn” has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation modified current law to include what is commonly known as a “selfie,” an image someone takes...
September 23, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has hired Vicente Verduzco, United States Marine Corps veteran and Madera resident. Verduzco’s responsibilities will be representing the Senator in the Madera and Fresno communities, as well as serving 12th Senate District veterans. “I am...
September 19, 2014
It was a busy August at the Capitol as the legislative session drew to a close. We had many long days and nights of thoughtful debates and discussions on legislation covering a variety of pressing issues, including health care, public safety, education, government accountability and, of course,...
September 19, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 1339, legislation to reduce fraud in California’s Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) outpatient treatment program has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation was authored by Cannella in direct response to a yearlong...
September 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced he has selected Hollister resident Ruth Erickson as the 12th Senate District’s Volunteer of the Year for her continued dedication and commitment to San Benito County. “Ruth has made a lasting and positive impact in San Benito County,...
September 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that SB 898, legislation to increase state agency transparency by requiring each state agency, department and entity to provide the Treasurer with its employer identification number, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Principal co-...

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