Videos of CA State Legislative Proceedings – Public Domain?

A great example of legislative materials — video recordings in this case — and disagreement as to whether or not they are in the public domain.

Assembly preparing ‘cease and desist’ letter for Tim Donnelly campaign video
Read more here: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/11/assembly-administrator-preparing-cease-and-desist-letter-for-tim-donnelly-c.html#storylink=cpy

“It’s our understanding that once that video is aired publicly that it’s part of the public domain,” she said, adding that she was looking at the state Capitol at the moment and that “the taxpayers pay for that building.”

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