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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
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1. ANTIBIOTIC AWARENESS WEEK VO/SOT
The Governor has declared October 15 to 19th Antibiotic Awareness Week to remind Californians that antibiotic resistance is one of the nation's most pressing public health issues. The California Medical Association Foundation will discuss its education expansion efforts on this issue this morning at a capital area hospital emergency room. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. WOMAN CORPORATE LEADERS REPORT CARD VO/SOT
A 2007 study by the University California Davis and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives indicates California companies remain dominated by males. The study will indicate the 25 companies with the highest number of women executives and the best and worst counties in terms of numbers of females on corporate boards. The presentation is part the Professional Business Women of California's fourth annual Sacramento conference. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. EDUCATION FUNDING VO/SOT
The California Teachers Association will brief teachers, parents and administrators about a new law that provides 2.9 billion dollars during the next seven years to nearly 500 schools throughout California to reduce class sizes, hire more counselors and provide training for teachers and principals. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. FORMER ARMY COLONEL RESIGNS BEFORE WAR VO/SOT
An Army Colonel who won the State Department Award for Heroism and resigned on the eve of the Iraq war will conduct a news conference in Sacramento. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Lottery Commission The Lottery Commission is meeting in Sacramento.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is visiting the Automated Traffic Control Surveillance System in Los Angeles to discuss Proposition 1-B funds approved by voters in 2006 and in Pasadena dedicating the Western Justice Foundation Center.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. The deadline is today for a water bond for the February ballot. The special session for water and health care is ongoing. The 2008 session convenes January 7th.
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