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PRESS RELEASE: State Senate Advances Leader Atkins Bill to Protect Environmental, Labor Standards from Trump Attacks
March 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senate pro Tempore Toni G.

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Senate Leader Atkins Applauds $40 million Homelessness Grant to San Diego County
March 21, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) applauded today’s announcement by the California Department of...

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STATEMENT - San Diego Elected Leaders Call on School Board Member Kevin Beiser to Resign
March 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins; Assembly Member Todd Gloria; San Diego City Councilmembers Georgette Gómez (...

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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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