A collection of commentaries by Dan Walters over the past week.
More than $1 billion was spent on California political campaigns this year, but the outcome of this month’s election was pretty much preserving the status quo.
Outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown has been honored by the Tax Foundation for opposing new tax loopholes. However, his record on tax reform otherwise has been scant.
Contests for down-ballot state offices don’t get much media attention, but their winners will affect Californians’ lives.
California’s state government and its 58 counties have had a rocky relationship for decades and a new flareup may be coming.