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1. MICHAEL MOORE AT CAPITOL VO/SOT
Prior to the Sacramento screening of his movie "SICKO," director Michael Moore will meet with the Assembly Speaker and other legislative leaders, participate in a press conference with the speaker and testify at a legislative briefing on health care. The legislative briefing will be followed by a rally with Moore and members of the California Nurses Association outside the Capitol. The speaker is hosting the movie premier as lawmakers and the governor debate health care reform. Efforting soundbites and video of events prior to movie screenings (which are happening after CTNS feed).
2. BILL RICHARDSON IN SACRAMENTO VO/SOT
Democratic Presidential hopeful Bill Richardson will visit Sacramento for a fundraiser. He will have a media availability after his fundraiser near the State Capitol. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. GAS PRICE BILLS VO/SOT
Three bills by the Assembly Speaker and other Assembly Democrats dealing with high gas prices will have their first committee hearings this morning. The bills include requiring refineries to report when they will be shut down for maintenance, for the California Energy Commission to analyze and report on oil supply, demand and prices, and for the Department of Food and Agriculture, Air Resources Board and Energy Commission to recommend legislation and regulatory action to prevent what the bill terms "rip offs" at the pump. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. REDISTRICTING BILLS VO/SOT
The Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee will consider two Assembly Constitutional Amendments, one supported by the Assembly Speaker and the other by the Assembly Republican Leader, that change the way legislative districts are drawn. The Speaker's plan calls for the Little Hoover Commission, which is made up of lawmakers and theirs and the governors appointees to advise on government efficiency, to oversee who draws district boundaries. The Minority Leader's plan calls for County registrars to select 1000 voters who would be narrowed to 11 commissioners and 11 alternates by the Secretary of State to draw the district boundaries. Efforting soundbites and video.
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SICKO screening - Director Michael Moore will host two screenings of his movie "SICKO," first with the California Nurses Association at 3:30 PM, then at 8:00 PM with legislators. CTNS will cover Moore's State Capitol news conference, legislative briefing, and rally scheduled before the CTNS feed. CTNS does not plan to cover either premier.
Global Warming Market Advisory Committee - The Market Advisory Committee that is present its 100 page report and take public comment regarding trading of emission credits for greenhouse gas emissions today at the California Environmental Protection Agency Building in Sacramento. This advisory committee is charged with recommending to the Air Resources Board how a market based program based on capping and trading emission credits would work as the state seeks to implement legislation to reduce carbon emissions 25 percent by 2020.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be in private meetings in Sacramento.
The Senate and Assembly check in, in order to collect their per diem.
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