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The Toni Times | May 2024
May 1, 2024

May is the month we celebrate Mother’s Day, and I am always filled with memories of the love our mother gave us and the sacrifices she made for us...

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During National Public Health Week, Senator Atkins’ Legislation to Expand Access to Health Care Passes Senate Health Committee
April 3, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Bill 1213 and Senate Bill 1428 passed out of the Senate Health Committee. The bills, authored by...

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Senator Atkins Introduces Legislation to Expand Access to Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings and Treatment
March 7, 2024

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) has introduced legislation to expand access to...

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January 8, 2024

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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