Columnist Dan Walters says Gov. Jerry Brown wants to claim a legacy of fiscal prudence as he completes his fourth and last term as governor, but that would be tainted if the state once again found itself in a deep hole shortly after he departs.
Columnist Dan Walters says Gov. Jerry Brown wants to claim a legacy of fiscal prudence as he completes his fourth and last term as governor, but that would be tainted if the state once again found itself in a deep hole shortly after he departs. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Columnist Dan Walters says Gov. Jerry Brown wants to claim a legacy of fiscal prudence as he completes his fourth and last term as governor, but that would be tainted if the state once again found itself in a deep hole shortly after he departs. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file