Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his re-election while talking with reporters at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.
Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his re-election while talking with reporters at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his re-election while talking with reporters at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Opinion: Brown uses subsidiarity as a dodge

December 29, 2014 04:13 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.