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Senate Leader Atkins Issues Statement on Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom Appointments
November 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement applauding the...

Press Release

Senate Leader Atkins Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting
November 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement on the shooting in...

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Senator Toni Atkins

14 hours 34 min ago
I enjoyed meeting with the coalition this morning to discuss critical behavioral health challenges… https://t.co/tXLg6MNTJX

Senator Toni Atkins

15 hours 4 min ago
Happy birthday to a great Parliamentarian and a good friend - E. Dotson Wilson! Sending you best wishes for your bi… https://t.co/v63g5MnPct

Senator Toni Atkins

17 hours 48 min ago
Congratulations, and your member clinics, on the grand opening of your new offices! Thank you for being s… https://t.co/MTYnZxZK5k

Senator Toni Atkins

18 hours 2 min ago
I couldn’t be prouder of this. https://t.co/yNGs04dMY4

Senator Toni Atkins

20 hours 58 min ago
Thank you to members of for taking the time to share your priorities with me! https://t.co/I1KQNuGmtc

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 12 hours ago
Congratulations to Terry Gaasterland on being sworn in as the newest Council member. And thank you to T… https://t.co/F6Pdvfeno6

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 15 hours ago
Congratulations! You will be a marvelous leader of a very strong council! https://t.co/CI8zk19ngd

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 16 hours ago
Congrats to and on today’s opening of a new clinic in Hillcrest to promote sexual health as p… https://t.co/lP4VD14zbA

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 19 hours ago
Sure takes me back....seems like yesterday being sworn in as San Diego City Councilmember! Greatest job ever...Con… https://t.co/sepyDdKfsS

Senator Toni Atkins

1 day 19 hours ago
Wishing a happy birthday to my friend and predecessor . Enjoy your special day! https://t.co/bOukTOJuUO

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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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