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CTNS SCRIPTS

CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

(916) 446-7890

Monday, September 24, 2007

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1. HOSPITAL DISASTER PLANNING......................VO/SOT

2. DISABLED KIDS PLEA........................................VO/SOT

3. MAJOR STEROID CASE......................................VO/SOT

DISABLED KIDS PLEA VO/SOT

LIVE: A TEEN THAT SURVIVED CANCER SURGERY AND TREATMENT AT SIX YEARS OLD AND ANOTHER PARTIALLY PARALYZED IN AN ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE ACCIDENT ARE ASKING THE GOVERNOR TO SIGN LEGISLATION THAT THEY SAY WILL HELP KIDS LIKE THEM ACCESS MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND TREATMENT.

SUPER: TODAY/SACRAMENTO CONVENTION CENTER/SACRAMENTO

VO: (:20) THE GIRLS, THEIR PARENTS AND THE BILL'S AUTHOR SENATOR TOM TORLAKSON MADE THEIR PLEAS AT THE STATE CAPITOL THIS MORNING. THE BILL WOULD ALLOW A FAMILY OF FOUR EARNING 51,625 DOLLARS A YEAR TO RECEIVE WALKERS, OPERATIONS AND OTHER CARE THAT ISN'T COVERED BY THEIR INSURANCE. CURRENTLY, ONLY FAMILIES EARNING 40 THOUSAND OR LESS CAN QUALIFY. TORLAKSON ESTIMATES THE PROGRAM WILL COST FIVE MILLION GENERAL FUND DOLLARS.

SUPER: SENATOR TOM TORLAKSON/D-ANTIOCH

SOT: (22:44-23:02)(:18)

SAYS: "THIS GROUP OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND PARENTS ... WAY OVER DUE."

VO TAG: THE GOVERNOR HAS NOT TAKEN A POSITION ON THE LEGISLATION. HE HAS UNTIL OCTOBER 14TH TO SIGN OR VETO IT.

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: ROBERT DIAMOND/PRESIDENT/CHILDREN SPECIALTY CARE COALITION

SOT: (:15)

SAYS: "THIS TYPE OF MONEY THAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT FOR THIS PROGRAM ... FAMILIES AND THEIR CHILDREN."

SUPER: TERRI SCHMIDT/FAIR OAKS RESIDENT

SOT: (:34)

SAYS: "IT WOULD GIVE HER THE OPPORTUNITY WHEN SHE GRADUATES ... WALKING IN BRACES POSSIBLE."

SUPER: JACLYN SCHMIDT/SOPHOMORE/BELLA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL (15 YEARS OLD)

SOT: (:12)

SAYS: "IF I WOULD HAVE GOT THE STANDER ... ON THE HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM."

SUPER: ALEX STOFFEL/FRESHMAN/ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL (14 YEARS OLD)

SOT: (:07)

SAYS: "TODAY I AM A NORMAL PERSON ... I'M NO DIFFERENT THAN ANY OTHER KID."

SUPER: RICHARD STOFFEL/SACRAMENTO RESIDENT

SOT: (20:17-:43)(:26)

SAYS: "MY MESSAGE TO THE GOVERNOR WOULD BE ... WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS."

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