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Monday, August 13, 2007
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1. BUDGET IMPACTS/BIRTHING CENTER VO/SOT
Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez will tour a Sacramento clinic for expectant mothers and infants that may have to close given the lack of state funds it is no longer receiving due to the budget impasse. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. WHERE WAS CHP? VO/SOT
Efforting soundbites and video about the lack of Highway Patrol response to Senator Carole Migden's (D-San Francisco) reckless drive through Contra Costa and Solano County. The Senator was weaving through lanes of traffic for more than 30 miles, according to more than a half dozen 911 callers, and was not stopped until she rear ended a motorist in Fairfield. She has pleaded no contest to one count of misdemeanor reckless driving. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. WIND ENERGY DEVELOPMENT VO/SOT
The California Energy Commission will meet to discuss efforts to reduce harm to birds and bats as part of its wind energy development. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. ARB/GHG HEARING VO/SOT
The California Air Resources Board will conduct a workshop to discuss the statewide greenhouse gas emission inventory which it is required to do as part of legislation to reduce emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Santa Maria and Fresno to discuss the impacts of the 44 days overdue state budget.
The Senate is on call of the Pro Tempore. The Assembly is in summer recess until August 20, 2007.
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