Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, leaves his office after his last day leading session on Saturday, August 30, 2014.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, leaves his office after his last day leading session on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, leaves his office after his last day leading session on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Opinion: Steinberg’s legacy a mixed bag

October 14, 2014 04:27 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.