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Videos: Joe in the News (most recent first)

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Amy Hollyfield of ABC 7 (KGO San Francisco) reports on California's new cell phone laws. Her report features an interview with Senator Joe Simitian, the author of the laws.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

This story from ABC 7 describes abuse by teenagers of over-the-counter medicines containing DXM.  Senator Simitian discusses his attempts to prevent this abuse through legislation (SB 307 of 2005 and AB 1853 of 2004). 

Video on ABC 7 Website

Saturday, October 13, 2007

This story from KPIX CBS 5 describes Senator Simitian’s SB 966, a 2006-2007 winner of the “There Oughta Be a Law” contest that helps address the problem of incorrectly disposed prescription medicines.  The video prominently features Rebecca Kassel, the Santa Cruz County high school student who submitted the contest entry that became SB 966.

Video on CBS 5 Website

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Senator Simitian taped in interview with KQED on invasive species in Bay Area waters. His legislative work in this area includes SB 497 (2006), which enacted stringent new standards on ballast water discharged from vessels in the Bay.

Video on KQED Quest Website

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