Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, center, is taking the lead on legislation to reorganize the State Bar.
Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, center, is taking the lead on legislation to reorganize the State Bar. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, center, is taking the lead on legislation to reorganize the State Bar. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Legislature tries State Bar fix, but remedy falls short

May 14, 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.