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Wednesday, September 5, 2007
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1. VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES APPEAL VO/SOT
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's legal staff will discuss the appeal they are preparing to a court ruling overturning the bill Schwarzenegger signed last year prohibiting the sale of ultra violent video games with certain content to children under 18 years old. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. AERIAL LEVEE SURVEILLANCE VO/SOT
The Department of Water Resources will discuss its surveillance of levees from Northern to Central California to be conducted by a helicopter with a device hanging from a helicopter that resembles a missile. That device will survey the levees from the air as part of the bond money approved by voters to build and improve those levees that channel the water that provides water for drinking and agriculture to 25 million state residents. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. CHINESE IMPORTS PKG
Yet another recall of toys with high levels of lead imported from China and recent recalls of other Mattel products, food, drugs and other consumer goods have activists calling on government agencies to step up inspections and do more to ensure food and product safety. Tainted Chinese imports have also prompted some attention from state lawmakers. But as Capitol reporter Venus Stromberg discovered, state officials are doing very little to ensure the safety of products sold in California. Efforting package with and without audio track.
4. DELTA WATER VO/SOT
The Resources and Agriculture Department secretaries will discuss the federal judge's ruling last week that will reduce pumping operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta that will effect the supply of drinking and agricultural water to about 25 million Californians. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Healthcare RallyReligious leaders will rally at the State Capitol for lawmakers and the governor to enact healthcare reform.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sacramento for private meetings.
The Assembly convenes at 9:30 A.M. The Senate convenes at 9:45 A.M.
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