Assembly Republican leader Kristin Olsen has introduced a constitutional amendment that would require bills to be in print for 72 hours before a vote, unless the governor declares an emergency.
Assembly Republican leader Kristin Olsen has introduced a constitutional amendment that would require bills to be in print for 72 hours before a vote, unless the governor declares an emergency. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Assembly Republican leader Kristin Olsen has introduced a constitutional amendment that would require bills to be in print for 72 hours before a vote, unless the governor declares an emergency. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Opinion: Legislature mandates ‘sunshine’ for others, operates in darkness

March 16, 2015 04:36 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.