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Preliminary Rundown for 9/20/07

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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

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Thursday, September 20, 2007

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1. TEXTBOOK AFFORDABILITY BILL VO/SOT

Students, faculty and consumer activists will bring a giant textbook to the Capitol as part of their effort to urge the governor to sign an assembly bill that they say will make textbooks more affordable. Efforting soundbites and video.

2. RUBBER DUCKIES AT CAPITOL VO/SOT

Environment California which is advocating for the governor's signature on a bill that would outlaw bisphenol A and phthalates in toys sold in California will bring one thousand of what it terms "toxic free" rubber duckies to the State Capitol to urge Schwarzenegger to sign the bill. Efforting soundbites and video.

3. DELTA VISION TASK FORCE VO/SOT

The governor's "Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force" will meet in West Sacramento to discuss additional recommendations and input for the report it is expected to prepare by January 1, 2008. The task force was convened by the governor to make recommendations for rehabilitation and use of water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta which supplies agricultural and drinking water to about 25 million Californians. Recent court rulings reducing the amount of water that will be allowed to be pumped from the delta to points south and west have created more urgency to the task force's mission. Efforting soundbites and video.

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Off Highway Vehicles The Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Commission will meet at McClellan Park near the State Capitol to discuss plans to expand OHV's in some areas to keep them away from environmentally sensitive areas near existing OHV parks.

GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sacramento for private meetings.

LEGISLATURE'S SCHEDULE

The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the regular 2007 session. Special Session is ongoing. The 2008 session begins January 7th.

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