Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto, who chairs a newly created committee that deals with privacy issues, and Republican Sen. Ted Gaines are teaming up for one package of bills.
Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto, who chairs a newly created committee that deals with privacy issues, and Republican Sen. Ted Gaines are teaming up for one package of bills. Al Seib TNS
Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto, who chairs a newly created committee that deals with privacy issues, and Republican Sen. Ted Gaines are teaming up for one package of bills. Al Seib TNS
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Opinion: California lawmakers work together to protect privacy

April 05, 2015 05:01 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.