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Atkins Denounces San Diego County Vote to Join Trump Lawsuit
April 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senate leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to the San Diego County Board of...

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Pro Tem Atkins Announces Appointee to California Complete Count Census Committee
April 13, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Senate leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) has designated Christopher Wilson of San Diego to serve on the California...

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Pro Tem Atkins Appoints Senator Newman to Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
April 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) has appointed Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) to the State...

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Senator Toni Atkins

10 hours 53 min ago
Congrats to all the awardees at tonight’s celebration! Thank you, and EHC, for all you… https://t.co/ntOwWGcDEs

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20 hours 15 min ago
I was honored to speak in memory of Nancy McFadden today. She was an unstoppable force behind a long list of major… https://t.co/j3GaRDibgw

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1 day 12 hours ago
Proud to have my office again be part of 's professional-clothing drive to assist domestic-… https://t.co/vzPVrBXmhe

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1 day 14 hours ago
Happy to talk with today about the challenges facing our cities and how we can work together to address t… https://t.co/fqTGpDCapi

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2 days 11 hours ago
My deepest sympathies to the Bush family. Barbara Bush was classy and dignified and she truly understood the import… https://t.co/yWAUmrDZvn

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2 days 13 hours ago
My bill to require training of hotel and motel employees on spotting the signs of , SB 970, passed… https://t.co/ied4u78Wcd

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2 days 14 hours ago
RT : We so appreciate your leadership on this common sense issue ! Patients can get the care they need whe… https://t.co/Vhs9UNRKaW

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2 days 14 hours ago
My statement on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors' vote to join the Trump lawsuit against California.… https://t.co/EuqX6I4BBp

Senator Toni Atkins

2 days 19 hours ago
Nice story in the--Pulitzer Prize-winning!--Press Democrat () about my bill, SB 1125, to allow same-da… https://t.co/sCn4JBHYFl

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2 days 21 hours ago
“This is a very important message to the world." Yes! Another fitting tribute to a great, trailblazing Californian. https://t.co/04bCjaBIZO

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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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