Gov. Jerry Brown and John Pérez, then the speaker of the state Assembly, jointly appeared before an Assembly committee in 2014 to promote Brown’s plan to create a rainy day fund, which appeared on that year’s ballot as Proposition 2.
Gov. Jerry Brown and John Pérez, then the speaker of the state Assembly, jointly appeared before an Assembly committee in 2014 to promote Brown’s plan to create a rainy day fund, which appeared on that year’s ballot as Proposition 2. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Gov. Jerry Brown and John Pérez, then the speaker of the state Assembly, jointly appeared before an Assembly committee in 2014 to promote Brown’s plan to create a rainy day fund, which appeared on that year’s ballot as Proposition 2. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Legislators try to fix, not repeal, very bad limit on school reserves

March 25, 2017 01:30 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.