Gov. Jerry Brown, center, walks with Ana Matosantos, former director of California Department of Finance, left, Michael Cohen, then-Chief Deputy Director of Department of Finance, and ex-adviser Steve Glazer, right, to a meeting with the League of California Cities in 2011.
Gov. Jerry Brown, center, walks with Ana Matosantos, former director of California Department of Finance, left, Michael Cohen, then-Chief Deputy Director of Department of Finance, and ex-adviser Steve Glazer, right, to a meeting with the League of California Cities in 2011. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Gov. Jerry Brown, center, walks with Ana Matosantos, former director of California Department of Finance, left, Michael Cohen, then-Chief Deputy Director of Department of Finance, and ex-adviser Steve Glazer, right, to a meeting with the League of California Cities in 2011. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Opinion: Democratic Senate duel affects tenor of Capitol

March 19, 2015 04:25 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.