Dan Walters

Dozens of union-backed bills are moving through Legislature

At last count, 16.9 million Californians were wage and salary workers, and,…

AG Becerra muffs chance to crack down on local government corruption

California’s new attorney general, Xavier Becerra, was given a golden opportunity Monday…

Public pension shortfall one of nation’s largest

Throughout California, local government and school district officials are writing new budgets…

Help struggling students or pay teacher salaries?

Charter school advocate Marshall Tuck came very close three years ago to…

It’s time to abolish California’s dysfunctional tax board

The most recent revelations about self-serving hijinks of politicians on the state…

California gas tax increases for road plan still lack votes

During Barack Obama’s presidency, Republican congressional leaders easily passed repeals of Obama’s…

Feinstein’s evolving view on immigration reflects state’s

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is a very vocal member of California’s chorus…

Politicos punch holes rather than repeal old liquor law

Legendary lobbyist Artie Samish, in his 1971 autobiography “Secret Boss of California,”…

California Democrats seek congressional gains, but turnout is key

California’s Democratic Party leaders can be confident that their candidates will once…

Jerry Brown wants to kill a test of coordinated services

The “Coordinated Care Initiative” is one of those uber-wonky, densely complex, acronym-laden…

California bullet train suffers two big setbacks that could be fatal

Late Wednesday, the California High-Speed Rail Authority dispatched a report to the…

Democratic politicians oppose Trump, but ignore Californian’s civil rights

California’s Democratic politicians have spent the last few weeks declaring “resistance” to…