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Tuesday, November 20, 2007
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1. EMINENT DOMAIN INITIATIVE VO/SOT
Proponents of an initiative that will not allow private property to be taken through eminent domain for use by another private entity and will restrict rent control will submit one million signatures for their ballot proposal. Californians for Property Rights Protection will make their announcement and turn in signatures at the Sacramento County Registrar's Office this morning. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. HAZARDOUS TOYS VO/SOT
The California Public Interest Research Group will release its 22nd annual toy safety report, during a year that millions of toys have been recalled due to potential hazards ranging from unsafe levels of lead to date rape drugs. Efforting soundbites and video.
3.WORKERS COMP DISCRIMINATION VO/SOT
The Third District Court of Appeal will hear arguments from attorneys for those who have filed workers compensation claims and civil rights groups that contend workers compensation laws passed in 2004 to overhaul and reform the system have led to discrimination in the work place based on some employees' age and gender. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Fresno for a workshop dealing with housing foreclosures.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. The special session for health care and water are ongoing. The 2008 session convenes January 7th.
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