WEBCAST: Florez Bill Seeks End To Preventable Animal Abuse

Announcement of historic legislation scheduled to be webcast live Monday

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez (D-Shafter) will hold a news conference – also scheduled to be webcast LIVE Monday morning – announcing legislation to prevent cruelty and abuse toward animals in California.

Florez, who co-chairs the Animal Protection Caucus and was a staunch advocate for passage of Proposition 2, will be joined in making his announcement by Stephen Wells of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, strong supporters of the new bill.

If you are unable to attend in person, Monday’s news conference will be streamed live at http://dist16.casen.govoffice….

WHO:             Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez, D-Shafter

                        Stephen Wells, Executive Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund

WHAT:           Announcement of historic animal abuse prevention bill

WHEN:             Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:         State Capitol Building, Room 313; Sacramento, CA — or — http://dist16.casen.govoffice.com