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Senate Leader Atkins Applauds Signing of Child Care Budget Bill
July 23, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) today issued a statement regarding the signing of AB/SB...

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Big Budget Wins for San Diego
July 21, 2021

Dear Neighbor:

After months of collaboration with my colleagues in the Senate and the Assembly, I am pleased to tell you that the Governor...

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Dr. William T. Armaline Appointed to Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board
July 14, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) has appointed Dr. William T. Armaline to the Racial and...


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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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