Dan Walters

May 13, 2014

Dan Walters: As scandals proliferate, Senate tries to polish image

This is the drill in the state Senate this year, a least so far: A scandal of some type erupts and Senate leaders respond with some supposedly corrective changes in rules governing the political game. So far, three senators have run afoul of criminal laws this year and have been suspended while their cases meander through state or federal courts.

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee

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