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March 8, 2011
By The Modesto Bee Editorial Board March 7, 2011 State budget negotiations are at a fragile point in Sacramento. As of Monday afternoon, it appears unlikely there will be resolution by Thursday - the deadline set by Gov. Jerry Brown to get a tax extension proposal on a special June ballot. ... [W]e...
March 7, 2011
March 7, 2011 Governor Jerry Brown State Capitol, First Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear Governor Brown: We accepted your invitation to bring you our ideas on important structural reforms and willingly took to heart your admonition “to get out of our comfort zone”. Although it is clear that you...
March 1, 2011
In light of the state’s sky-high unemployment rate and the urgent need to keep California competitive in the global marketplace, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced introducing Senate Bill 639 , legislation requiring that all regulations undergo an economic impact analysis...
February 24, 2011
Previously published at The Modesto Bee. While Sacramento grapples with how to close our state's massive $25 billion budget deficit, cities and counties are understandably concerned about the discussions happening under the Capitol dome. As a former mayor, I know what a dramatic impact these...
February 22, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced introducing Senate Bill 358 to ensure California companies receive the full benefit of state grant funding designed to support efforts to meet and exceed California’s rigorous air quality regulations by exempting these grants from the state...
February 22, 2011
Previously published at the Merced Sun-Star. Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted the nearing end of winter for the rest of the country on Feb. 2, but Groundhog Day cast two particularly dark shadows over Merced. First, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that our metropolitan area had the...
February 18, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today joined State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) in presenting Senate Resolution 6 , which declares February 20–26 National Engineers Week. SR 6 was adopted by the California State Senate this morning by a voice vote. “As a civil engineer, I’ve had the...
February 18, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today announced introducing Senate Bill 308 to help ensure law enforcement agents have adequate time to pursue and prosecute people involved in murder cases by extending the statute of limitations for being an accessory to murder. “Given the severity of the...
February 17, 2011
California Grocers Association 2011, Issue 1 … What are your top priorities and will the current economic climate impact your ability to achieve the goals you have set for yourself? … As a newly elected senator, my first priority is to help put my constituents back to work. This includes giving...
February 10, 2011
State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) today joined King City Mayor Robert Cullen and other local elected officials at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds to celebrate the 100th anniversary of King City’s incorporation. “King City was founded by people who had the courage and resolve to look beyond...

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