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Senate Leader Atkins on Exide Bankruptcy Ruling: ‘An affront to all Californians’
October 16, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement today following the U.S....

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Senate Leader Atkins, Community Partners Distribute Thousands of Free USDA Food Boxes, Masks to Families in Need
October 16, 2020

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to help San Diego families impacted by the financial hardships heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Senate Leader Atkins Issues Statement on Appointment of Justice Martin Jenkins to California Supreme Court
October 5, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement regarding the appointment...

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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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