Jerry Brown: Raising minimum wage moral, though 'may not make sense'

The Democratic California governor signed legislation gradually raising statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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The Democratic California governor signed legislation gradually raising statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: Wage hike a classic Jerry Brown act

April 04, 2016 02:58 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.