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Senate Leader Atkins: Senate Takes Responsible Actions to Meet Unprecedented COVID-19 Challenge
March 16, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins on Monday issued the following statement regarding today’s Senate...

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Leader Atkins Issues Statement on COVID-19 and the Capitol Community
March 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on COVID-19 and the Capitol...

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Leader Atkins Reacts to Governor Newsom’s Actions, Legislative Precautions Regarding COVID-19
March 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s...

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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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