At the unveiling of his May budget revision on Friday May 13, 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown recounted the mistakes of his predecessors that he is trying to avoid. Video courtesy of the California Channel Alexei Koseff The Sacramento Bee
At the unveiling of his May budget revision on Friday May 13, 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown recounted the mistakes of his predecessors that he is trying to avoid. Video courtesy of the California Channel Alexei Koseff The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Jerry Brown hopes to leave on high note, but fears downturn

May 21, 2016 01:59 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.