California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, right, has allied with Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, left, in a dispute over funding for the State Bar.
California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, right, has allied with Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, left, in a dispute over funding for the State Bar. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, right, has allied with Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, left, in a dispute over funding for the State Bar. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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As Legislature deadlocks, State Bar asks Supreme Court for money

September 12, 2016 09:54 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared 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. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.