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The Toni Times | December 2021
December 1, 2021

December is a time for celebrations—and love, light, and the fellowship of family and friends. 

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Senate Leader Atkins on 2022-23 Fiscal Outlook: Valuable Guidance For Senate’s Ongoing Budget Work to Build More Equitable Economy, Stronger Middle Class
November 17, 2021

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


The Toni Times | November 2021
November 1, 2021

It's November, and in our house that means a couple things. First, the witch's hat goes back into the attic for another year, along with the...


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RT : Apply today for the California Venues Grant Program. The deadline has been extended through December 7, 2021. Visi…

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The flooding of toxic sites could devastate CA's lower-income communities of color if we don't act now on…

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The 's begins tomorrow! This three-day drive-thru event in celebr…

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On , we honor those affected by and support the ongoing efforts to end the global epidemic. While…

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In the December edition of the , I’m wishing you happy holidays and celebrating ’s centennial! Al…

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During the holidays, many visit and celebrate with friends and loved ones. As you do, it’s important to remember …

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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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