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STATEMENT: Senate Leader Atkins Reacts to Passage of AB 1054
July 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on today’s passage of AB 1054 on wildfires...

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STATEMENT: Senate Leader Atkins Reacts to Announcement on 2020 Census Citizenship Question
July 2, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on today’s announcement that the 2020 Census...

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STATEMENT: Senate Leader Atkins Reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Census Citizenship Question
June 27, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme...

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RT : The Kumeyaay nation blessing on Presidio Hill at San Diego’s 250th celebration. https://t.co/94jDlsf5Sb

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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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