Vehicles were backed up on westbound Highway 50 and surrounding streets in east Sacramento because of a major reconstruction project in 2014. Raising taxes for more work on dilapidated highways and streets is a major issue for the Legislature this year.
Vehicles were backed up on westbound Highway 50 and surrounding streets in east Sacramento because of a major reconstruction project in 2014. Raising taxes for more work on dilapidated highways and streets is a major issue for the Legislature this year. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
Vehicles were backed up on westbound Highway 50 and surrounding streets in east Sacramento because of a major reconstruction project in 2014. Raising taxes for more work on dilapidated highways and streets is a major issue for the Legislature this year. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
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Dan Walters: Gov. Jerry Brown’s two taxes are not alike

February 02, 2016 3:37 PM

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Dan Walters' column appears 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. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee