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Preliminary Rundown for 6/18/07

CTNS PRELIMINARY RUNDOWN

CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

OFFICE: (916) 446-7890

FAX: (916) 446-7893

Monday, June 18, 2007

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1. DELTA AND DAWN EVALUATION VO/SOT

State and federal officials and marine mammal experts who attempted to move the mother humpback whale and her baby from the Sacramento River delta will discuss and evaluate the efforts at the Stanford mansion in Sacramento. They are also expected to have cost estimates for state and federal resources. Efforting soundbites and video.

2. CITIZENS COMPENSATION COMMISSION VO/SOT

The commission that sets salaries for legislators and constitutional officers will meet today in Sacramento. The commission is required to meet every year before June 30th to determine whether to give raises to office holders. If any changes are made today, they will take effect in December. Efforting soundbites and video.

3. MENTAL HEALTH MONEY VO/SOT

State mental health officials and the legislator that authored the tax on those who earn more than one million dollars for mental health programs will discuss how the money is being used at a Sacramento center that is benefiting from the program. Efforting soundbites and video.

--FYI ONLY -- NO VIDEO

American River Booze Ban-- Assemblyman Dave Jones (D-Sacramento) will discuss his legislation to ban alcohol on rafts on portions of the American River during three holiday weekends.

GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Los Angeles for private meetings.

LEGISLATURE'S SCHEDULE

The Senate convenes at noon. The Assembly checks in as required to collect per diem.

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