In 2010, Gov.-elect Jerry Brown was flanked by state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, left, and state Controller John Chiang (along with Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento) in a public discussion of state budget problems. Chiang, now the treasurer, is likely to be a 2018 candidate to replace Brown.
In 2010, Gov.-elect Jerry Brown was flanked by state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, left, and state Controller John Chiang (along with Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento) in a public discussion of state budget problems. Chiang, now the treasurer, is likely to be a 2018 candidate to replace Brown. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
In 2010, Gov.-elect Jerry Brown was flanked by state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, left, and state Controller John Chiang (along with Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento) in a public discussion of state budget problems. Chiang, now the treasurer, is likely to be a 2018 candidate to replace Brown. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
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Dan Walters: California has 5 would-be governors

February 09, 2016 03:25 PM

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