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Sen. Cannella Calls Asm. Donnelly's Comments Offensive and Wrong
April 8, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today criticized State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly for inciting violence against immigrants. As reported in the Los Angeles Times , a Donnelly anti-illegal immigrant rant called upon people to “rise up” and “take the place” of one of his ancestors who fought at...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Water Bond Hearing
March 25, 2014
State Senator and Vice-Chair of the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding today’s committee hearing on AB 1331, relating to a water bond for the November 2014 ballot: “While I appreciate the work Assemblyman Rendon is doing...
Town Hall: Salinas Valley Water Woes
March 20, 2014
Senator Anthony Cannella invites you to a Town Hall Meeting on Salinas Valley Water Woes, a discussion of California’s driest year on record. Thursday, March 27, 5:00pm at the City Hall Rotunda, 200 Lincoln Avenue in Salinas. For more info...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on Modified State Water Board Order
March 18, 2014
tate Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding today’s modification of the California State Water Resources Control Board emergency drought order: “I am pleased to see the State Water Board’s latest modifications to the emergency drought order. It is imperative...
Sen. Cannella Introduces Salinas River Environmental Stability Act to Ease Clearing of Salinas River
March 17, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has introduced SB 1398 , the Salinas River Environmental Stability Act, to will ease the clearing of the Salinas River channel. Since clearing practices consisting of removing non-native vegetation, sediment, and debris from the...
Sen. Cannella Receives Perfect Score on NFIB Legislative Voting Record for 2013
March 12, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) was given a 100% score by the National Federation of Independent Businesses/California (NFIB) for his voting record in 2013. The NFIB’s annual scorecard was recently released and ranks state legislators’ voting records on bills that support California’s...
Sen. Cannella Suspends EDD Audit Request
March 11, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced that he has suspended his request of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) to audit the Employment Development Department (EDD). The audit request sought to review the statuses of clearing backlogs and processing new unemployment...
Sen. Cannella Issues Statement on State Board of Food And Agriculture Forum at UC Merced
March 4, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) issued the following statement regarding the California State Board of Food and Agriculture’s meeting with the governor’s Drought Task Force and local leaders to discuss the drought’s impact on agriculture at UC Merced today: “Our current drought is...
Sen. Cannella Announces "There Ought to Be a Law" winners, Introduces Safe School Zones Legislation
February 28, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced the winners of his “There Ought to Be a Law” contest, where constituents throughout the district were invited to present their ideas for new legislation. Based on the contest submissions of Natalie Rios and Wendi Salpa, high school students...
Senator Cannella Receives the United Contractors Legislator of the Year Award
February 26, 2014
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has been awarded the United Contractors (UCON) Legislator of the Year Award. The “We Dig California” award recognizes public officials who demonstrate leadership and courage in advancing the interests of the construction industry. “As a civil engineer, I am...
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