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Assembly, Senate Leaders Announce Selection of Cara Jenkins As Next Legislative Counsel
November 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) announced...

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Legislative Analyst’s Office Fiscal Projections Coming This Week—Expect Challenging Times to Continue, But Opportunity for Budget Improvements
November 17, 2020

SACRAMENTO – With the Legislative Analyst’s Office scheduled to release its annual forecast this week, Senate President pro...

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A Note of Gratitude this Veterans Day
November 11, 2020

On this Veterans Day, I want to say a profound “Thank You” to all members of our Armed Services, both past and present. 


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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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