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State Budget Passed in Senate Continues Forward Progress on Housing and Homelessness
June 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The fiscal year 2018-19 state budget approved by the Senate this week makes major investments in housing and...

Press Release

Statement on the Release of the Draft Proposal to the Joint Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response
June 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement in response to today’s...

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Senate Passes New State Budget, Balancing Social Responsibility and Fiscal Responsibility
June 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate today passed a state budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2018.

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. up bright and early this morning, heading to the Capitol to advocate for juvenile justice reform. One… https://t.co/6L7MPfEtjB

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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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