California Assembly debates Secure Choice bill in August 2012

In this 2012 debate over initial legislation, Republican lawmakers denounced what they called a proposal for a "massive" government program, and Democrats argued a state retirement plan would fill "huge gap" for California residents.
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In this 2012 debate over initial legislation, Republican lawmakers denounced what they called a proposal for a "massive" government program, and Democrats argued a state retirement plan would fill "huge gap" for California residents.
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Retirement plan for millions of California workers still has issues

August 07, 2016 04:46 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.