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1. GAMBLING COMPACTS VOTE VO/SOT
The Senate Governmental Organization Committee will consider amendments to gambling compacts with four tribes already approved by the full Senate. Yesterday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and four of five tribes he had reached compacts with signed additional agreements regarding workers compensation and subjection to state audits. One of the tribes refused to sign the new portion of the agreement. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. GIULIANI IN SACRAMENTO VO/SOT
Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani will visit a coffee shop near the State Capitol following a fundraiser at a nearby hotel. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. NEW HEALTH DEPARTMENTS VO/SOT
State Health officials will introduce the new Departments of Public Health and Health Care Services, their new directors and discuss key objectives of each at the State Capitol. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. HEALTHCARE RALLY VO/SOT
A coalition called "It's Our Healthcare" will rally outside the State Capitol with lawmakers and the lieutenant governor calling for healthcare reform that includes insurance affordable insurance is available to all Californians, control costs and regulate the insurance industry. The Capitol rally is the conclusion of a statewide, six city tour made up of labor organizations, University physicians and Californians who have had negative health insurance experiences. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Race Discrimination/Supreme Court Lawyers from the Pacific Legal Foundation will discuss an expected United States Supreme Court decision regarding challenges to school districts in Seattle and Louisville, Kentucky that plaintiffs say assigned kids to schools based on skin color. The decision is expected to effect Berkeley and Los Angeles cases.
Alcohol and Drug Programs The Little Hoover Commission which examines government efficiency and makes recommendations to the legislature will conduct a hearing regarding Proposition 36 programs and their evaluation. Proposition 36 allowed for drug treatment instead of jail time for some drug offenses.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sacramento for private meetings.
The Senate convenes at 9:00 A.M. The Assembly convenes at 9:30 A.M.
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