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January 11, 2012
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has been appointed to chair the newly created Subcommittee on Invasive Species. The Senate Rules Committee ratified the subcommittee under the Agriculture Committee during their hearing today. “In creating a subcommittee specifically...
January 5, 2012
Sacramento, CA – Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2012-13 budget proposal: “The budget presented by Governor Brown today is a good starting point. We must tackle the wall of debt and look at solutions that will make long term...
January 3, 2012
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced hiring Jeff Macedo, a political communications expert with more than 14 years of media affairs experience, as his communications director. “I’m pleased to welcome Jeff Macedo to my team as communications director,” said Sen. Cannella. “Jeff’s...
January 3, 2012
Today, Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) spoke before a community meeting in Madera to express his concern regarding the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) plan to convert the Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla into a male correctional facility. Following the...
December 19, 2011
Beginning October 1, the state began a massive “realignment” of services – transferring to local governments a whole host of responsibilities, including supervising parolees, managing lower-level offenders, and providing mental health, substance abuse, and child protective services. In this month’s...
December 19, 2011
Dear Friend, The holiday season is a time for reflection, and this year I have much to be thankful for! Besides being grateful for the support of my family - particularly as I’ve been away from home more than usual - I’m also humbled by the trust you’ve placed in me as your representative in the...
December 16, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today distributed 50 Christmas trees to needy families served by the Valley Mountain Regional Center and Modesto City Schools. “The holidays are a season of giving, and I’m thrilled we can help brighten these families’ homes and holidays with Christmas trees...
December 14, 2011
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today held an informational hearing at the California Science Center in Los Angeles highlighting the multibillion-dollar toll on California’s economy caused by invasive pest infestations and the importance of coordination between...
November 21, 2011
In advance of tomorrow’s Senate hearing about California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) inspection issues, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), a licensed civil engineer, today sent the following letter to Acting Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty requesting further information...
November 18, 2011
Dear Friend, With the holiday season fast approaching, I've had a few moments to reflect on the last year and to be grateful for the progress we've been able to make in Sacramento thus far in my first term in the State Senate. Given my experience in local government, I'll admit that the transition...

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