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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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1. GOVERNOR SIGNS FLOOD PROTECTION BILLS VO/SOT

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is signing flood protection bills in a flood prone area of Sacramento near the State Capitol. Efforting soundbites and video.

2. SENATE REPUBLICAN HEALTHCARE VO/SOT

Senate Republicans will unveil 20 bills that they claim will increase Californians' access to affordable healthcare of their choosing. The governor has called a special session for healthcare reform and unveiled a bill version of his proposal that would require Californians to have health insurance and would use funds from the sale or lease of the lottery, employers, hospitals, the federal and local governments to fund insurance for those least able to afford it. Efforting soundbites and video.

3. CREDIT CARD COUNTER-MARKETING VO/SOT

The California Public Interest Research Group will announce a national campaign to eliminate what it calls unfair credit card marketing on college campuses. The group will launch its effort against credit card marketing at the University of California, Davis. Efforting soundbites and video.

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Disability Awareness - Managers at the Franchise Tax Board will challenge its staff to adopt a disability. Managers will experience work for four hours with hearing, mobility or visual impairment and share their experiences with other managers and staff.

GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sacramento to sign flood related bills.

LEGISLATURE'S SCHEDULE

The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. Special session continues for water and healthcare reform. The regular 2008 session convenes January 7th.

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