Dan Walters

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Political columnist for the Sacramento Bee

Dan Walters on KCRW

You can call California the conservative media’s piñata.   It gets smacked over and over again about its so-called anti-business climate, high taxes and an overall liberal mantra.

Are Tax Cuts the Key to Economic Growth?

You can call California the conservative media’s piñata. It gets smacked over and over again about its so-called anti-business climate, high taxes and an overall liberal mantra.

from The Mixer

It's the summer harvest season in California, and farmers are facing a problem that's all too familiar: undocumented workers are needed to pick the crops.

Work Permits and the Politics of Immigration

It's the summer harvest season in California, and farmers are facing a problem that's all too familiar: undocumented workers are needed to pick the crops.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The latest two-year legislative session is scheduled to end this week. Senators, Assembly members and Governor Brown are all looking ahead to the November election.

Which Bills Passed, Which Didn’t and What’s Still to Come

The latest two-year legislative session is scheduled to end this week. Senators, Assembly members and Governor Brown are all looking ahead to the November election.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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For many Californians, Tax Day this year means writing a check to Uncle Sam.

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

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In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It may look like business as usual on a Friday night at Jumbo’s Clown Room in Hollywood. A lingerie-clad dancer shimmies up the pole, arches back, and drops to the floor.

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Public pensions are eating away at California’s future, and a misguided legal precedent is making the situation worse.

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In less than a week from now, Disney and 20th Century-Fox will be one.

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Bernie Sanders and his 2016 campaign helped usher in a new generation of politicians and brought several progressive ideas to the Democratic Party platform.

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The shooting at a synagogue in San Diego County has led places of worship to lock doors, hire guards and install metal detectors.

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Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.

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