Gov. Jerry Brown releases his revised budget plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1st on Thursday, May 15, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif.
Gov. Jerry Brown releases his revised budget plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1st on Thursday, May 15, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Gov. Jerry Brown releases his revised budget plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1st on Thursday, May 15, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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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.