Gov. Jerry Brown on May 11, 2017 released his revised budget plan, noting that an economic downturn is coming. Dan Smith Video courtesy of the California Channel
Gov. Jerry Brown on May 11, 2017 released his revised budget plan, noting that an economic downturn is coming. Dan Smith Video courtesy of the California Channel
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Jerry Brown has been lucky to have a strong economy

May 11, 2017 02:35 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.