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Tuesday, June 26, 2007
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1. TAHOE FIRE UPDATE VO/SOT
Office of Emergency Services and Cal-FIRE officials will provide updates and briefings on the status of the fire burning near Lake Tahoe and updates on the status of federal aid and the upcoming Fourth of July hoilday. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. BALD EAGLE DE LISTED VO/SOT
The Pacific Legal Foundation Vice President will discuss the pending delisting of the bald eagle from the federal Endangered Species list. The foundation pursued litigation to de-list the bird, claiming unneeded regulations resulting from the classification were having a negative effect on landowners and private property rights. Efforting soundbites and video from Pacific Legal Foundation announcement this morning at the State Capitol.
3. POLICE TRANSPARENCY BILL VO/SOT
Dolores Huerta of the United Farm Workers, a San Francisco Bay Area police chief and other city officials will testify on behalf of a bill that will reverse a State Supreme Court ruling in 2006 that prohibits law enforcement from disclosing any police disciplinary information to the public. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. ILLEGAL DRIVERS LICENSE REMOVED FROM BILL VO/SOT
Lacking votes in committee, Senator Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) removed portions of his bill that will allow illegal immigrants to obtain drivers licenses. Efforting soundbites and video.
5. GOP STAFF CONTROVERSY VO/SOT
The director of the California Republican Party is facing criticism in light of the immigration scandal involving the party's chief financial officer who resigned Sunday. The Australian sued the Department of Homeland Security for wrongful arrest. Efforting soundbites and video.
6. HIV TESTING VO/SOT
California lawmakers, physicians and health officers will announce the formation of Test for Life California, in advance of National HIV Testing Day. The coalition states that it will provide education for the public on the importance of HIV screening. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has a couple of photo ops and a press conference with outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair and touring a London school.
The Assembly and Senate check in as required to collect per diem. The Assembly is on call of the Speaker.
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