Releases

July 6, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of SB 1029, which allows the sale of state bonds to support the construction of high speed rail in California: “As an engineer, I am fascinated by the possibility of high speed rail in California. I...
July 2, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of AB 278 and SB 900, which changes mortgage regulations: “The Central Valley has been the epicenter of the real estate market crash. With so many foreclosures over the past few years, almost every...
June 27, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of AB 1494, which eliminates the Healthy Families program: “I am baffled by the decision to eliminate Healthy Families, a program that we know works well to provide health care to almost a million...
June 15, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the 2012-13 budget passed by the Legislature: “I am disappointed by the budget that was passed today. It is built on an unsound foundation, combining overly optimistic projections and the hope that Californians will...
June 14, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), chairman of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, today announced the hiring of Dr. Anne Megaro, as the consultant for the committee. “I’m pleased to have Dr. Anne Megaro as the consultant to the Senate Agriculture Committee,” said Sen. Cannella. “Anne’...
June 11, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today presented La Plaza Bakery, based in Monterey County, with the 12th Senate District’s Small Business of the Year award during a ceremony in Sacramento. “La Plaza Bakery is a shining example of taking an idea, hard work and determination and making it...
May 14, 2012
Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2012-13 budget plan: “I am pleased to see Governor Brown has focused on permanently eliminating our state’s structural debt, but am concerned about a plan that relies on the passage of...
April 27, 2012
In recent years, many different surveys and organizations have named California’s business climate as one of the worst in the nation. This illustration is one example of why (pdf). SB 1327 is designed streamline the application process for individuals wanting to start a new business. State...
April 25, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement following the defeat of SB 971 in the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications committee: “SB 971 would have provided substantial savings to California’s electric ratepayers without reducing the state’s environmental...
April 13, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding the death of Stanislaus Sheriff Deputy Robert Paris: “I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of Deputy Paris. Our peace officers put their lives on the line every day and are true heroes to our community. I...

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