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Wednesday, November 21 st, 2007
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1. SCHOOL BOARDS LAWSUIT VO/SOT
The California School Boards Association, (CSBA) is filing a lawsuit today against the State of California, claiming the state has illegally withheld funds to local districts to compensate for state mandated programs. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. MAXIMUM ENFORCEMENT VO/SOT
The California Highway Patrol starts its Maximum Enforcement Period this evening, during which 80 percent of its available officers will be patrolling the state's highways, focusing on stopping speeders, reckless driving, and those driving under the influence. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. VOTER MOBILIZATION VO/SOT
Researchers at the James Irvine Foundation discuss their efforts to increase voter turn out in ethnic minority and low income communities, given that voters in this state tend to be white and higher income than the general voting age population. Feeding soundbites and video.
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in the Los Angeles area today. He has no public events scheduled.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the 2007 regular session. The special session for health care and water are ongoing. The 2008 session convenes January 7th.
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