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Senate Applauds Agreement on Wildfire Prevention and Resiliency
April 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G.

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Governor Newsom, Legislative Leaders Announce Early Budget Action for Wildfire Prevention 
April 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), and Assembly Speaker Anthony...


The Toni Times | April 2021
April 1, 2021

Happy April! This week many Californians are celebrating Easter and Passover. While the celebrations will look a little different again this year...


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Mubarak to all who observe this evening as the start of the holy month. May this time bring peace, happine…

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All gratitude is owed to you and your incredible volunteers!

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.'s climate change lecture series comes to a close tonight as meteorologist Nina Oakley discusses ho…

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If you earned $30,000 or less in 2020, you may be eligible to claim the , which helps working families keep…

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I am excited that this historic and generous donation from the Conrad Prebys Foundation will benefit local San Dieg…

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Black and Native American women in the U.S. experience maternal death at a rate 3x higher than white women, and 60%…

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In 2018, youth aged 13-24 accounted for 21% of new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. We must ensure our youth have access t…

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Labor leader. Activist. Living Legend. has given so much to our state and nation—transforming the…

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Eligible undergrad students from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for 's 10-week Summer Inter…

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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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