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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

SACRAMENTO, CA

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FAX: (916) 446-7893

Thursday, September 27, 2007

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1. PANCAKES AND PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS VO/SOT

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney will greet voters at a Sacramento IHOP as he visits California for a series of town hall meetings and fundraisers. Efforting soundbites and video.

2. EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY VO/SOT

The Little Hoover Commission which advises the governor and legislature on public policy and government efficiency will conduct a hearing on governance and accountability in the state's educational system. The commission is attempting to identify reforms that will improve student outcomes in the public school system. Efforting soundbites and video.

3. CALIFORNIA METH PROBLEM VO/SOT

The United States Attorney in Sacramento and state narcotics enforcement officials will discuss what they call the methamphetamine epidemic in California and discuss what these agencies are doing to combat the problem. Drug officers estimate 80 percent of the methamphetamine in the United States is produced in California. The United States House of Representatives recently passed a 40 million dollar grant program for children effected by methamphetamine. Efforting soundbites and video.

--FYI ONLY NO VIDEO--

Indoor Cleaning Ozone The Air Resources Board staff will meet for public comment regarding ozone emissions from indoor cleaning devices.

Finance Lessons for Students -- Representatives from the state's mortgage bankers association, credit union league and the state superintendent of public instruction will advocate for increased student literacy in financial matters. They will use the current rash of foreclosures to illustrate the need for students to be aware of financial matters. They will be at a high school in an area that has been particularly hard hit by foreclosed homes.

GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sonora, Mexico for the Border Governor's Conference.

LEGISLATURE'S SCHEDULE

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

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