A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
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During his second governorship, Brown’s displayed a penchant for appointing old friends and trusted aides to powerful and/or well-paying state positions.
When politicians take the easy way out and ignore reality, it comes back to haunt them and their constituents, whether it’s delayed infrastructure maintenance or providing salary unaffordable salary increases.
A new study of California’s K-12 schools concludes that the “achievement gap” remains large, and more efforts—along with a lot more money—are needed to close it.
Gov. Brown wants California to be a global leader in reducing or eliminating carbon emissions to fight global warming. But what that entails, and how much it costs, are blanks to be filled in later.