Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Manteca, gets personal in advocating her bill offering tax relief to people struggling with mortgage debt. In Sacramento on March 30, 2016. McClatchy Courtesy of The California Channel
Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Manteca, gets personal in advocating her bill offering tax relief to people struggling with mortgage debt. In Sacramento on March 30, 2016. McClatchy Courtesy of The California Channel
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Tax relief bill for distressed California homeowners deep-sixed

August 16, 2016 03:00 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.