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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

(916) 446-7890

Friday, July 27, 2007

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1. BUDGET DAY 27..................................................VO/SOT

2. ENVIRONMENTAL OPINION POLL.....................VO/SOT

3. U.C. DAVIS GARLIC.............................................VO/SOT

4. VOTING MACHINE REVIEW................................VO/FILE

1. BUDGET DAY 27 VO/SOT

LIVE:

NO VOTE ON THE STATE BUDGET IS EXPECTED TODAY IN THE SENATE. THE SPENDING PLAN IS NOW 27 DAYS OVERDUE.

SUPER: TODAY/STATE CAPITOL/SACRAMENTO

SUPER: YESTERDAY/STATE CAPITOL/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:30)

THE SENATE CHAMBER IS EMPTY TODAY, BUT SENATORS HAVE BEEN TOLD TO REMAIN WITHIN ONE HOUR OF THE STATE CAPITOL IF AND WHEN SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE DON PERATA CONVENES SESSION. SENATE REPUBLICANS CONTINUE TO DEMAND AT LEAST 700 MILLION DOLLARS BE TRIMMED FROM THE ASSEMBLY VERSION OF THE STATE BUDGET IN SPITE OF THE GOVERNOR'S URGING IN A STATE CAPITOL PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY THAT THEY PASS A BUDGET IMMEDIATELY.

SUPER: SENATOR JEFF DENHAM/R-MERCED

SOT: (:12)

SAYS: "YOU KNOW THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE AROUND THE STATE SAYING VOTE FOR THE ASSEMBLY BUDGET, VOTE FOR IT. YOU'RE NOT GONNA CONVINCE ME. I BELIEVE THAT WE'VE GOTTA HAVE A BALANCED BUDGET, AND THAT ONE DOES NOT BALANCE."

SUPER: SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DICK ACKERMAN/R-TUSTIN

SOT: (:28)

SAYS: "WE'VE GOT TO GET TO ZERO. WE HAVE TO HAVE A ZERO DEFICIT FOR THIS YEAR, WE WANT PROPER TRAILER BILL LANGUAGE, THERE WERE A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS, MISTAKES WITH SOME OF THE TRAILER BILLS THAT WERE SENT OVER FROM THE ASSEMBLY, THEY HAD ITEMS IN THERE WHICH THERE WAS NO AGREEMENT ON, THERE WERE MISTAKES, WE'RE TRYING TO CLEAN THAT UP AND WE'RE TRYING TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE GOOD BOND IMPLEMENTATION LANGUAGE SO THAT WHEN THAT MONEY IS SPENT, IT'S SPENT ON BRICKS AND MORTAR."

VO TAG:

SENATE REPUBLICANS SAY THEY ARE CONCERNED TOO MUCH BOND MONEY IS DIRECTED AT PROJECTS IN LOS ANGELES. THEY ALSO WANT A SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET BILL TO ASSURE COUNTIES OR CITIES WILL NOT BE SUED FOR NOT FACTORING CARBON EMISSIONS INTO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORTS FOR HOUSING, HIGHWAY OR LEVEE BOND PROJECTS. BUDGET DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN ACKERMAN AND SENATE PRO TEMPORE DON PERATA ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: SENATOR JEFF DENHAM/R-MERCED

SOT: (:18)

SAYS: "WE ASK THE GOVERNOR TO BE STRONG, WE'RE PROPOSING MANY OF THE SAME CUTS THE GOVERNOR PROPOSED IN JANUARY AND IN MAY. WE WANT TO SEE THOSE CUTS GO THROUGH, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE A BALANCED BUDGET. IT'S OUR CONSTITUTIONAL OBLIGATION. THE OATH WE SWORE TO, WE'RE GOING TO UPHOLD."

SOT: (:08)

SAYS: "THE PRO TEMPORE CONTINUES TO TALK ABOUT BRINGING IT UP EVERY DAY, WE'RE STILL WAITING AND AS YOU CAN SEE BEHIND ME THE SENATE CHAMBERS ARE EMPTY, BUT WE'RE READY TO VOTE."

SUPER: SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DICK ACKERMAN/R-TUSTIN

SOT: (:09)

SAYS: "SOME OF THE ALLOCATIONS FROM OUR FIRST BLUSH ARE PRETTY HEAVY ON L-A AND THE BOND MONEY WAS VOTED ON BY ALL THE PEOPLE IN CALIFORNIA SO IT SHOULD BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THE STATE."

SOT: (:15)

SAYS: "GOVERNOR DAVIS DID THAT AFTER 18 DAYS IN '02. HE ALSO MADE MENTION OF EDUCATION CUTS, AND THERE AREN'T ANY IN THE BUDGET ALL THE SCHOOLS ARE GONNA GET PAID."

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