As scandal winds down, aging state Treasurer Bill Lockyer sets sights on controller’s job

From Contra Costa Times:

He’s almost 71. And his wife just resigned from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors after a drug-fueled affair with a meth addict. Her sensational downfall included shocking allegations that he once supplied her with drugs and encouraged her to commit suicide during a recent argument.

So now, after months of personal turmoil and four decades as one of the state’s most powerful Democrats, is state Treasurer Bill Lockyer preparing to quietly fade away?

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