Fiona Ma and backers of Assembly Bill 2482 claimed it was to protect consumers from unqualified designers, but it was quite evidently aimed at limiting who could offer design services to potential clients – in effect, a state-enforced monopoly.
Fiona Ma and backers of Assembly Bill 2482 claimed it was to protect consumers from unqualified designers, but it was quite evidently aimed at limiting who could offer design services to potential clients – in effect, a state-enforced monopoly. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Fiona Ma and backers of Assembly Bill 2482 claimed it was to protect consumers from unqualified designers, but it was quite evidently aimed at limiting who could offer design services to potential clients – in effect, a state-enforced monopoly. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
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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.