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Statement on Texas School Shooting
May 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to the tragic school shooting at...

Press Release

Senate Leader Atkins Reacts to Judge’s Ruling on End of Life Options Act
May 16, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) today reacted with the following statement to Riverside County Superior...

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Senate Leader and Budget Chair React to Governor Brown’s May Revision to State Budget
May 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO—Senate leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Jerry Brown’s May revision to the proposed state...

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Senator Toni Atkins

5 hours 51 min ago
I’m proud to author SB 1125, which breaks down a barrier standing in the way of timely access to mental-health care… https://t.co/UKqn06l0p4

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2 days 3 hours ago
Always great to be a part of . We as women have a voice! We show up - we’re going to continue to sh… https://t.co/ZLyXkb5pOx

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2 days 6 hours ago
Fun day in Solana Beach at Fiesta del Sol! Great music 🎸, cute dogs 🐶, nice people 😊, and every so often the sun co… https://t.co/SbelGGi8LL

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2 days 10 hours ago
Great time at the Tierrasanta Patriots Day Parade! Love this community! https://t.co/M6xpfPOmFH

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2 days 10 hours ago
My statement in response to the Trump administration’s announced intention to implement a “domestic gag rule” on he… https://t.co/44p6l7dXK0

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3 days 2 hours ago
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3 days 9 hours ago
Pleased to join , & leaders from around SD County in talking about the good that 100s of mil… https://t.co/bfFCBu2Ojs

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3 days 11 hours ago
Today we celebrate the 10th Anniv of the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast. It truly is one of the most inspirational… https://t.co/hEDJVQl274

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3 days 12 hours ago
More students dead from gun violence. ENOUGH!!! Protecting our young people SHOULD BE our highest priority—whatever… https://t.co/fEnwUFlXcu

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4 days 52 min ago
I loved visiting with the Linda Vista Town Council tonight and giving the community an update on how what’s happeni… https://t.co/9350Qpuj8Q

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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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