Gov. Jerry Brown uses a chart to explain his proposed 2016-17 budget that he unveiled on Jan. 10. Including federal funds, the budget approaches $250 billion.
Gov. Jerry Brown uses a chart to explain his proposed 2016-17 budget that he unveiled on Jan. 10. Including federal funds, the budget approaches $250 billion. The Sacramento Bee
Gov. Jerry Brown uses a chart to explain his proposed 2016-17 budget that he unveiled on Jan. 10. Including federal funds, the budget approaches $250 billion. The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Millions spent on California politics, but it’s just chicken feed

February 12, 2017 04:00 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.