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Videos: Joe in the News (most recent first)

Sunday, December 20, 2009

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“Rick Walker spent 12 years in California prisons for a murder he didn’t commit. In part 2 of this 2-part series, Walker talks about his life after prison, and film makers Gwen Essegian and Mark Ligon discuss their new documentary about Walker’s fight to get restitution for the years he lost.” (KUSP).

During the interview, the filmmakers describe Joe’s work to prevent Rick Walker from being wronged again by the California Legislature. Click here to listen to the program (MP3).

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Host Kevin Swanson interviews Senator Joe Simitian about the services the State Government provides to the local community. The two also the discuss the importance of civic and political leaders knowing the community that he or she represents.

Click here to watch the video on Willow Glen in Motion’s website.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, and the California Highway Patrol reminded drivers Monday that they have to switch from hand-held cell phones to hands-free devices by July 1.

The new law, authored by Simitian, prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using any type of cell phone while driving. Anyone over 18 can drive and talk on the phone while using a hands-free device.

Full story with video on CBS 5 website

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Get ready to put down that cell phone if you’re behind the wheel. Starting July 1, 1008, the state’s new hands-free cell phone law goes into effect. You can still use your phone, you just can’t hold it in your hand if you’re driving.

Soon, driving and holding a cell phone will be illegal in California, and talking on the phone in your car will look safer with a hands-free set.

Full story with video on ABC 7 website

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