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Press Release

Senate Leader Atkins Announces Appointments
August 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, has...

Press Release

Legislative Democratic Leaders call on Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Stop Title X Proposed Rule
July 31, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Today, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Los Angeles) submitted...

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Senator Toni Atkins

15 hours 18 min ago
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20 hours 18 min ago
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Senator Toni Atkins

22 hours 3 min ago
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22 hours 49 min ago
Great meeting today with , president and CEO of -- discussing the annual Stand Down e… https://t.co/QHdGeeOSR6

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 17 hours ago
Issued the following press release today with Speaker and the on today's CA Supreme Court… https://t.co/XF0S4cbNDK

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 20 hours ago
Thank you to Josephine Gombert on her last day as an intern in my district office! Thank you for being such a valua… https://t.co/3DL2fUz8F3

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 21 hours ago
Today, a motion passed the Senate floor to refer to the Rules Committee in order to facilitate continued dis… https://t.co/Pa8rsIcBi4

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1 day 22 hours ago
Just have to include this tribute. https://t.co/b18CcVTv8Y

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 22 hours ago
Thank you, for your courageous statement on (). What we need is compassion and ac… https://t.co/pDbBDSafv8

Senator Toni Atkins

2 days 19 hours ago
New pedestrian facility at the San Ysidro Port of Entry—PedEast—now open! This is great for our cross-border region… https://t.co/pDoTdA4M17

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About Senator Atkins

Senator Toni G. AtkinsToni G. Atkins was born and raised in southwestern Virginia, the daughter of a miner and a seamstress, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia.

In 1985, she moved across the country to San Diego, Calif., to help care for her sister’s young son while her sister served in the U.S. Navy. In San Diego, before becoming involved in public service, she worked as director of clinic services at Womancare Health Center. Read full bio

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