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Monday, October 1, 2007
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1. STUDENT RALLY VO/SOT
Students from community colleges, the University of California and California State University will rally at the State Capitol for the governor to sign what's called the California DREAM Act. That bill gives financial aid to illegal immigrant students who meet academic requirements and have attended a California high school for three years. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. YOUTH PAROLE BILL VO/SOT
The author of a bill to create a statewide pilot program for job training and education for youth offenders transitioning off parole will rally at the State Capitol for the governor to sign the legislation. Former gang members will sign a giant letter of support to deliver to the governor's office. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. IDENTITY THEFT VICTIMS VO/SOT
Identity theft victims will ask the governor to sign a bill that would require retailers and the government to protect consumers' personal information from security breaches. The bill was written after a breach at TJX Companies which caused information for 45 and a half million credit card customers to be accessed by hackers. It was the nation's largest ever consumer security breach. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Toxics The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment will conduct workshops to prioritize chemical hazards.
Youth Violence Prevention Hearing - The Assembly Select Committee on Youth Violence Prevention will conduct a hearing with the state's anti-gang czar and other officials to describe efforts to prevent youth violence and to stop youths from joining gangs.
The Governor has no public events scheduled today.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. Special session is ongoing. The regular 2008 session starts January 7th.
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