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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

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Thursday, June 28, 2007

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1. GAMBLING COMPACTS VOTE...........................VO/SOT

2. RUDY GIULIANI IN SACRAMENTO...........UNSCRIPTED

3. NEW HEALTH DEPARTMENTS...........................VO/SOT

4. GUY HOUSTON VIDEO................................................VO

1. GAMBLING COMPACTS VOTE VO/SOT

LIVE:

THE STATE SENATE THIS MORNING VOTED TO APPROVE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY INTENDED TO ENSURE THE RATIFICATION OF FOUR INDIAN CASINO COMPACTS BY THE LEGISLATURE. SCHWARZENEGGER NEGOTIATED THE COMPACTS AND MEMORANDUM, SAYING THEY COULD INCREASE THE STATE'S SHARE OF GAMBLING REVENUES BETWEEN 13 AND 22 BILLION DOLLARS DURING THE NEXT 25 YEARS.

SUPER: TODAY/ STATE CAPITOL

VO: (:30)

THE SENATE GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE THIS MORNING CONVENED A HEARING OFF THE SENATE FLOOR, APPROVING THE BILL CONTAINING THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT IN ABOUT TEN MINUTES. THE FULL SENATE, WHICH HAD APPROVED THE ORIGINAL COMPACTS IN APRIL, APPROVED THE MEMORANDUM ON A VOTE OF 22 TO 6. BY THE TERMS OF THE MEMORANDUM, THE TRIBES WILL SUBMIT AN ANNUAL AUDIT OF ITS GAMBLING REVENUES TO THE STATE'S GAMBLING CONTROL COMMISSION, COOPERATE WITH THE STATE TO ENFORCE ITS EMPLOYEES' CHILD AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT ORDERS, WILL TRAIN EMPLOYEES TO IDENTIFY AND MANAGE PROBLEM GAMBLERS, AND PROVIDE DETAILS OF ITS WORKERS COMPENSATION POLICIES. THE INTERNATIONAL UNION HOPING TO ORGANIZE CASINO EMPLOYEES, OPPOSES THE MEMORANDUM AND RELATED COMPACTS, BECAUSE THEY DON'T ALLOW UNIONS TO ORGANIZE WORKERS THROUGH A CARD CHECK SYSTEM, IN WHICH EMPLOYERS MUST SUBMIT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ONCE A MAJORITY OF EMPLOYEES SIGN UNION CARDS.

SUPER: JACK GRIBBON /UNITE HERE

SOT: (0:26)

SAYS: "I JUST THINK IT'S, IT'S THE PRESSURE OF BIG MONEY, UM, AH, AND THEN MOVE IT FAST AND MAYBE THE UH VOTERS WON'T NOTICE, AND THEN TURN OUR BACKS ON THE 58-THOUSAND, UH, WORKING POOR WHO UH, ARE THE ENGINE BEHIND THIS INDUSTRY, AND WHEN THE DUST SETTLES NEXT MONDAY WE'RE ON TO THE NEXT THING. BUT IT'S OUR JOB AS THOSE WHO ADVOCATE FOR THE WORKING POOR TO MAKE SURE HAT DOESN'T HAPPEN. THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AN UNBELIEVABLE BETRAYAL."

SUPER: SENATOR JEFF DENHAM/R-MERCED

SOT: (0:20)

SAYS: "EACH ONE OF THE DIFFERENT TRIBES OFFER MANY GREAT BENEFITS. UM, AND I THINK THAT AT THE POINT THAT UH, THOSE BENEFITS DROP OFF, THEN YOU WILL MORE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. BUT UH, MANY OF THE TRIBES HAVE DECIDED TO, TO HAVE THAT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, OTHERS HAVE PROVIDED THOSE GREAT BENEFITS ON THEIR OWN. I THINK YOU HAVE TO TAKE EACH ONE OF THOSE SOVEREIGN NATIONS ONE BY ONE."

VO TAG:

THE SENATE TRANSMITTED ITS PASSAGE OF THE BILL IMMEDIATELY TO THE ASSEMBLY, PROMPTING DEMOCRATS IN THAT HOUSE TO GO INTO A PARTY CAUCUS.

EDITOR'S NOTE:

AS OF C-T-N-S DEADLINE, THE ASSEMBLY WAS STILL IN CAUCUS.

THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENTS APPROVED TODAY BY THE SENATE APPLIES TO THE COMPACTS BETWEEN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AT THE AGUA CALIENTE BAND OF CAHUILLA INDIANS, THE MORONGO BAND OF MISSION INDIANS, THE PECHANGA BAND OF LUISENO INDIANS, AND THE SYCUAN BAND OF KUMEYAAY NATION.

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: SENATOR DEAN FLOREZ/D-SHAFTER

SOT: (0:21)

SAYS: "I THINK THERE'S ABSOLUTELY BE SPILLOVER AS WE TALK ABOUT THE NEXT BUDGET CYCLE. AND AS WE START TO PLAN LONG TERM IT'S GOING TO MAKE A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE. I MEAN THIS IS A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT COULD BE COMING INTO THE STATE THAT WE HAVE NOT, IN ESSENCE, UH, LOOKED AT. AND I GOT TO CREDIT THE GOVERNOR FOR MAKING SURE THAT THIS IS FINALLY GOING TO BE A DAY WHERE CALIFORNIANS CAN START TO GET THEIR FAIR SHARE."

SUPER: JACK GRIBBON/UNITE HERE

SOT: (0:33)

SAYS: "THIS M.O.U IS A COVER, IT'S A FIG LEAF, IT'S AN UNENFORCEABLE DOCUMENT WITH NO REMEDY, THAT GIVES THOSE DEMOCRATS, IN PARTICULAR, WHO WANT TO SUPPORT THESE COMPACTS, A PRESS RELEASE OPPORTUNITY, A WAY TO SAY OH WE DID THIS ABOUT REGULATION, WE DID THAT ABOUT WORKER'S COMPENSATION, BUT NO ONE IN THE BUILDING IS FOOLED. EVERYONE KNOWS THAT THESE M.O.U.S ARE NOTHING BUT A PRESS RELEASE, AND A FIG LEAF, AND REALLY, THIS IS, THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST OBSCENE THINGS I'VE SEEN HAPPEN IN THE LEGISLATURE IN SACRAMENTO."

2. RUDY GIULIANI IN SACRAMENTO UNSCRIPTED

DUE TO TIME THIS ITEM WAS FED UNSCRIPTED, THE TWO BITES NOT ON THE VIDEO FEED WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE.

INFO:

FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR AND PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL RUDY GIULIANI CAMPAIGNED IN SACRAMENTO TODAY. FIRST, HE HAD A FUNDRAISER AT THE HYATT HOTEL NEAR THE STATE CAPITOL, THEN HE MET WITH CAPITOL STAFF AND OTHER CAPITAL AREA WORKERS EATING LUNCH AT A NEARBY CAFE. AFTER HE ATE AND CIRCULATED AMONG THE TABLES IN THE SMALL RESTAURANT HE ANSWERED A FEW REPORTER QUESTIONS. HE SAYS HE IS NOT CONCERNED ABOUT UNDECLARED BUT EXPECTED REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FRED THOMPSON'S RISING POLL NUMBERS. HE PRAISED THE DEFEAT OF THE IMMIGRATION BILL IN CONGRESS TODAY, AND DISCUSSED HOW HE WOULD SECURE THE COUNTRY'S BORDERS. HE ALSO SPOKE ABOUT HIS POSITION ON IRAQ.

SUPER: TODAY/AMBROSIA CAFE/SACRAMENTO

ON CONGRESSIONAL IMMIGRATION

SUPER: TODAY/HYATT HOTEL/SACRAMENTO

SUPER: RUDY GIULIANI/FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR/REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL

SOT: (:50)

SAYS: "I THINK THAT IT WAS NECESSARY TO DEFEAT IT. I THINK THE BILL THAT WASHINGTON PUT TOGETHER WAS A TYPICAL WASHINGTON MESS. IN EVERY RESPECT, WE WOULD HAVE MADE THINGS WORSE. IT WOULD NOT HAVE IMPROVED THINGS, IT WOULD NOT HAVE IMPROVED THINGS FOR IMMIGRANTS, IT WOULD NOT HAVE IMPROVED THINGS FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS, IT WOULDN'T HAVE IMPROVED THINGS IN TERMS OF MAKING OUR BORDERS MORE SECURE. WE SHOULD HAVE AN END TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION INTO THE UNITED STATES. IT'S ABOUT TIME THAT WE DO THAT, THE PRESIDENT HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY TO DO THAT AND HE SHOULD GO ABOUT DOING THAT, HE SHOULD END ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND SECURE THE BORDER AND IF HE COULD BRING THAT ABOUT WE COULD WORK OUT THE OTHER ISSUES IN A VERY SENSIBLE WAY."

SOT: (:42)

SAYS: "YOU END ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION BY BUILDING A FENCE, BUILDING A TECHNOLOGICAL FENCE, USING MODERN TECHNOLOGY TO ALERT THE BORDER PATROL TO WHEN PEOPLE ARE COMING OVER THE BORDER, HAVING A BORDER STAT PROGRAM THAT DEPLOYS THE BORDER PATROL TO THE PLACES THAT PEOPLE ARE COMING OVER TO STOP THEM BEFORE THEY GET IN, IT'S COMPLICATED TO DO BUT IT'S NO MORE COMPLICATED THAN REDUCING CRIME IN NEW YORK CITY, THERE WERE WHEN I RAN FOR MAYOR FOR 30 YEARS MAYORS HADN'T SUCCEEDED. I REDUCED CRIME IN NEW YORK CITY BY USING THE COM STAT PROGRAM, I'VE ALREADY TALKED TO WILLIAM BRATTON IN LOS ANGELES ABOUT THAT. YOU VARY THAT TO BE A BORDER STAT PROGRAM YOU CAN STOP ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION."

POLLS AND CALIFORINA

SOT: (:36)

SAYS: "RIGHT NOW WE HAVE A LEAD IN CALIFORNIA I THINK WE'LL WIN AND I THINK IT'S A STATE THAT I CAN PUT INTO PLAY IN THE GENERAL ELECTION WHICH MY REPUBLICAN OPPONENTS CANNOT DO THAT, I HAVE TO BE HONEST ABOUT IT. CALIFORNIA HASN'T HAD A PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN MAYBE 12 OR 16 YEARS. I THINK IF I'M THE REPUBLICAN NOMINEE, YOU WILL HAVE A PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION."

SOT: (:10)

SAYS: "I GOVERN VERY MUCH LIKE YOUR GOVERNOR DOES. I GOT RESULTS, AND NOW I WANT PEOPLE TO LOOK AT THAT AND SAY I WOULD DO THAT IF I WAS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, I WOULD GET RESULTS."

IRAQ WAR

SOT: (:19)

SAYS: "THE GOAL IN IRAQ SHOULD NOT BE ABOUT JUST IRAQ. IF YOU JUST THINK ABOUT IRAQ, YOU MISSED THE POINT OF WHAT'S GOING ON. THE WAR IS PART OF THE TERRORIST .. IS IT GOING TO HELP US OR HURT US IN WHAT IS A MUCH BIGGER THING THAN JUST IRAQ."

3. NEW HEALTH DEPARTMENTS VO/SOT

THIS ITEM FED AS A VO ON THE FEED DUE TO TIME. THE SOUNDBITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE WEB.

LIVE:

OFFICIALS FROM THE WHAT WILL SOON BE THE FORMER DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES TODAY CELEBRATED THE SPLIT OF TWO OFFICES WITHIN IT. STARTING JULY FIRST, THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES WILL BE TWO SEPARATE BUT EQUAL DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY.

SUPER: TODAY/STATE CAPITOL/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:25) THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WILL DEAL WITH DISEASE, EPIDEMICS AND RESPONSE TO BIO TERRORISM. THE HEALTH CARE SERVICES DEPARTMENT WILL DEAL WITH MEDI-CAL ISSUES. THE CO-AUTHOR OF THE BILL THAT AUTHORIZED TWO DEPARTMENTS INSTEAD OF ONE SAYS HE ORDINARILY WOULD NOT SUPPORT AN ADDITIONAL BUREAUCRACY.

SUPER: SENATOR GEORGE RUNNER/R-LANCASTER

SOT: (:35)

SAYS: "OBVIOUSLY FOR US SOMETIMES ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE, WE LOOKED AT THESE KINDS OF ISSUES AND SAY GEE, THIS LOOKS LIKE MORE GOVERNMENT, THIS LOOKS LIKE ANOTHER BUREAUCRACY OR AN ADDITIONAL BUREAUCRACY. BUT AS WE GET IN AND LOOK AT IT AND AS I BEGAN TO HEAR FROM SOME OF THE FOLKS IN THE COMMUNITIES, WE BEGAN TO REALIZE NO THIS IS WHAT GOVERNMENT IS SUPPOSED TO DO THIS IS ABOUT PUBLIC SAFETY, THIS IS ONE OF THE PRIMARY FUNCTIONS THAT GOVERNMENT IS SUPPOSED TO DO AND WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO HELP THEM TO DO THAT BETTER.'

VO TAG:

THE DIRECTOR OF THE SOON TO BE DEFUNCT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES WILL SERVE AS DIRECTOR OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES. DOCTOR MARK HORTON WHO WAS THE STATE'S PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER WILL DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.

4. GUY HOUSTON VIDEO VO

FEEDING VIDEO OF ASSEMBLYMAN GUY HOUSTON ON THE ASSEMBLY FLOOR.

SUPER: TODAY/ STATE CAPITOL

INFO:

ON TUESDAY THIS WEEK, ALAMEDA SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE WINIFRED SMITH RULED TRIAL COULD PROCEED AGAINST STATE ASSEMBLY MAN GUY HOUSTON (R-SAN RAMON) ON CHARGES HOUSTON ALLEGEDLY HELPED HIS FATHER DEFRAUD SENIOR CITIZENS OUT OF $340,000 IN AN INVESTMENT SCAM. HOUSTON, WHO HAS BEEN CONSIDERING RUNNING AGAINST 11TH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JERRY MCNERNEY IN 2008, HAS BEEN SEEKING A DISMISSAL OF THE CHARGES. TODAY, HOUSTON'S ATTORNEY'S WERE SCHEDULED TO CONTEST THE JUDGE'S TUESDAY RULING.

FYINO VIDEO

FROM FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. CALIFORNIA IS ONE OF THE 17 STATES WHERE PEOPLE GOT SICK FROM SALMONELLA.

Robert's American Gourmet Food, Inc. Conducts Nationwide Recall of Veggie Booty Because of Possible Health Risk

Contact:

Robert's American Gourmet

1-800-626-7557

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- June 28, 2007 -- Robert's American Gourmet Food, Inc.of Sea Cliff, New York is recalling Veggie Booty Snack Food all lots and sizes , because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Veggie Booty was distributed nationwide and also in Canada through local distributors, internet sales, phone orders, mail orders and retail outlets.

Veggie Booty is sold in a flexible plastic foil bag in a 4 oz., 1 oz., and l/2 oz. package. The brand name is Robert's American Gourmet, and all codes and expiration dates of Veggie Booty are being recalled.

Robert's American Gourmet has been notified by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of 51 cases of Salmonella across 17 states, associated or related to the consumption of the Veggie Booty, predominately in children of three years of age or younger. Based on the information provided by the CDC and FDA Robert's American Gourmet has decided to conduct this recall as a precautionary measure, even though there are no confirmed positive results in the finished product yet.

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