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TUESDAY, JUNE 5TH, 2007
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1. HEALTH CARE INVESTMENTS VO/SOT
Representatives from CALPERS, the California Public Employees Retirement System is announcing a new investment program it is touting as a means to improve the nation's health care system. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. VARIOUS ASSEMBLY BILLS VO/SOT
The State Assembly is expected to vote on the bill by Assemblyman Lloyd Levine requiring all dog and cat owners to spay their pets by four months of age unless they receive special permits. Floor debate is expected to be lively. Other bills up for consideration in the Assembly include: Assemblyman Joel Anderson's (R-La Mesa) bill requiring California public retirement funds divest from businesses that invest in Iran, various flood protection bills including those to limit development in flood prone areas of the state's Central Valley, and possibly the bill that would allow same sex couples to wed, among about 190 others. Session is expected to last well beyond the CTNS feed deadline. Will effort as much floor debate as possible on bill listed above or soundbites with authors off the floor depending on time. Will also provide generic footage and update on any bills that may pass or fail after the CTNS feed at 2:30. This item may be fed as all one item or separately depending on time. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. RV's ON DISPLAY VO
The California Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association will display several recreation vehicles at the capitol today, included some RV's dating back to the 1930's. Efforting video of historic RV's.
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Superintendent first pitch Public Schools superintendent Jack O'Connell will throw out the first pitch at a Sacramento Rivercats (Oakland A's triple A affiliate) baseball game.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in San Francisco for a meeting with that city's Chamber of Commerce. He will deliver remarks about health care, infrastructure and climate change.
The Assembly convenes at 9:30 A.M. The Senate checks in as is required to collect per diem.
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