PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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1:06 – 1:19
1:21 – 1:30
John Baldacci, Governor of
HE CALLS US: Line #9 first, then #10 & 866#
Backup: David Farmer, 207-557-5968; main # 207-287-3531
1:30 – 1:58:30
“Race to the Top” is really the race to reform
There are 500 million reasons for
Sen. Gloria Romero, (D-24th District; East Los Angeles); Chair of the Senate Education Committee & author of SB X51, the reforms for California to be eligible for federal Race to the Top grants
SHE CALLS US:
- Sen. Romero has been holding special hearings on education reform around the state since August; her committee approved SB X51 yesterday by a vote of 5-0, and it goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee today.
Glen Thomas, California Secretary of Education
HE CALLS US:
David Sanchez, president of the California Teachers Association
2:06 – 2:30
Is climate change also a national security issue? Sen. Boxer thinks so….
Some Democrats and Republicans have expressed reservations about the sweeping climate change legislation being considered in the Senate. Hearings on the bill, aimed at limiting green house gas emissions, were held last week by California Senator Barbara Boxer, chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, with Senator John Kerry, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, NRG Energy's CEO David Crane, and Senator John Warner testifying, among many others. Senators Boxer and Warner join Patt on the scope of the bill and its role in national security.
Senator Barbara Boxer, Democratic senator from
Senator John Warner, former Senator of Virginia and former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee
Senator Warner testified on Wed, 10/28 - on national security issues.
He worked with Senator Boxer last year on the bill.
2:30 – 2:58:30
“In the President’s Secret Service”
Threats against President Obama are 400 percent higher than for his predecessors—and the secret service may not have the money to handle them all. Author Ron Kessler takes us behind the scenes and tells some of the secrets about the presidential protection force.
Ronald Kessler, New York Times bestselling author of eighteen nonfiction books, including “The Terrorist Watch” and “Inside the White House”; he’s also a former Washington Post and Wall Street Journal reporter
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