<![CDATA[Dan Walters: Politics & Government Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/ en-us Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:15:16 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:15:16 PST Dan Walters 60 webmaster@sacbee.com Writing about California still fun even after 57 years at keyboard http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article154087854.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 04 Jun 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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Californians like universal care, unless they’re taxed http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article153921204.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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Unions put major muscle behind their Capitol agenda in California http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article153467274.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 May 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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California’s top-two primary will give 2018 also-rans another shot http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article152976234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 May 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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California courts do poorly in competition for funds http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article152969969.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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Growing retirement costs are hitting new state budget hard http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article152923419.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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Jerry Brown rightly tags anti-tax motorists as ‘freeloaders’ http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article152723124.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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Will Legislature raise taxes by $200 billion for universal health care? http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article152258057.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 17:27:38 PDT

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The slave next door: 21st century California still has humans in bondage http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article152058722.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 17:41:28 PDT

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Borrowing scheme for CalPERS deserves more scrutiny http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article151596462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 16:00:00 PDT

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Democrats dominate California but squabble among themselves http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article151777862.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 17:25:10 PDT

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Recall of California senator about GOP regaining relevance, not gas tax vote http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article151336222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 15:30:00 PDT

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California tolerates failing schools for millions of kids http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article150878817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 21:01:00 PDT

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AG Becerra muffs a chance to crack down on local government corruption http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article150699127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 17:29:47 PDT

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Legislature tries State Bar fix, but remedy falls short http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article150328762.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 May 2017 16:00:00 PDT

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Memo to California pols: Don’t let anti-Trump fury blind you to vital issues http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article150260447.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 May 2017 16:00:00 PDT

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Jerry Brown has been lucky to have a strong economy http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article150034372.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 14:35:42 PDT

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Exempt diapers and tampons from taxes? Nice idea but poor policy http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article149570119.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 15:38:00 PDT

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California Democrats wanted more tax money to spend, but it’s not working out http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article149348539.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 14:07:31 PDT

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‘I just refuse to die,’ says Democrat fighting uphill battle to reform schools http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article149081814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 May 2017 16:00:00 PDT

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Consumers will pay for California’s new carbon scheme – no matter how it’s written http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article148930799.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 May 2017 14:00:00 PDT

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Costly corporate tax breaks mostly avoid state scrutiny http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article148716959.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 15:40:05 PDT

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California public pension shortfall one of nation’s largest http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article148181774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 17:10:06 PDT

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Politicians fiddle as state’s housing crisis gets worse http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article147944489.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 May 2017 16:32:00 PDT

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Help struggling students or pay teacher salaries? California education war continues http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article147492409.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 May 2017 00:01:00 PDT

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Is California’s Legislature the most liberal in state history? http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article147472264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:00:00 PDT

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Can California become a player in presidential nominations? http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article147177019.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:00:00 PDT

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Oroville Dam secrecy helps further erode trust for big state projects http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article146726099.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:54:31 PDT

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Trumpies trap California politicians on immigration http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article146508504.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:00:00 PDT

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It’s time to abolish California’s dysfunctional tax board http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/dan-walters/article146061979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:30:00 PDT

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