Senate Judiciary Committee chairwoman Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is at the center of two conflicts between the Senate and the Assembly, one over reform of the State Bar, the second over extension of family leave.
Senate Judiciary Committee chairwoman Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is at the center of two conflicts between the Senate and the Assembly, one over reform of the State Bar, the second over extension of family leave. Steve Yeater The Associated Press
Senate Judiciary Committee chairwoman Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is at the center of two conflicts between the Senate and the Assembly, one over reform of the State Bar, the second over extension of family leave. Steve Yeater The Associated Press
Dan Walters

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California State Bar overhaul caught up in cross-Capitol conflict

July 04, 2016 06:39 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.