Charles Munger Jr. of Santa Clara, center with bow tie, has made political reform a major cause. The wealthy physicist’s latest effort is a ballot measure that would require a 72-hour waiting period before the Legislature passes a bill.
Charles Munger Jr. of Santa Clara, center with bow tie, has made political reform a major cause. The wealthy physicist’s latest effort is a ballot measure that would require a 72-hour waiting period before the Legislature passes a bill. Brian Baer Associated Press file
Charles Munger Jr. of Santa Clara, center with bow tie, has made political reform a major cause. The wealthy physicist’s latest effort is a ballot measure that would require a 72-hour waiting period before the Legislature passes a bill. Brian Baer Associated Press file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Competing measures promise more sunshine in Capitol’s dark places

June 14, 2016 03:52 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.