The Democratic governor appeared with Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon on Sept. 9, 2015 to brief reporters on amendments that remove petroleum reductions from SB 350. Video courtesy of The California Channel. Jim Miller The Sacramento Bee
The Democratic governor appeared with Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon on Sept. 9, 2015 to brief reporters on amendments that remove petroleum reductions from SB 350. Video courtesy of The California Channel. Jim Miller The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Jerry Brown’s vow to slash oil use in California’s cars in trouble

June 21, 2016 04:35 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.