Why California lawmakers want affordable housing money

After an April 25, 2016 press conference announcing a $1.3 billion affordable housing budget proposal, Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, explains why lawmakers are focused on housing.
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After an April 25, 2016 press conference announcing a $1.3 billion affordable housing budget proposal, Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, explains why lawmakers are focused on housing.
Dan Walters

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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.