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Robert Sillen, the hard-charging federal receiver for the state prison health-care system, comes to town today to meet the press at a Sacramento Press Club luncheon.

With a legislation deadline looming on Friday, it's a busy day at the Capitol. More than a dozen committees are meeting to hear bills generated in the opposite house. Assemblywoman Lois Wolk's flood control bill is up at 1:30 in Senate Judiciary.

The Fair Political Practices Commission will conduct an "interested persons meeting" to discuss contribution limits.

The state Board of Education convenes a hearing in Sacramento to consider conflict of interest regulations for charter schools.

In Long Beach, the CSU Board of Trustees convenes to discuss, among other things, the system's alcohol policies.

And it's graduation day for 235 prisoners at Folsom Prison's Greystone Adult School.