Gov. Jerry Brown uses a chart to describe the volatility of the state budget, arguing that it needs to build reserves against the inevitability of a recession that would slash revenues.
Gov. Jerry Brown uses a chart to describe the volatility of the state budget, arguing that it needs to build reserves against the inevitability of a recession that would slash revenues. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Gov. Jerry Brown uses a chart to describe the volatility of the state budget, arguing that it needs to build reserves against the inevitability of a recession that would slash revenues. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: California has big money, hot politics in poverty

January 17, 2016 09:06 AM

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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.