Senate Leader Atkins, Senator Skinner Issue Statement Regarding Early Highlights of May Budget Revision

May 12, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following statement regarding early highlights of Governor Gavin Newsom’s May budget revision:

“The Senate has been working for months to ensure the 2022-23 budget will be one of the best budgets ever for the people of California. We know that’s a goal we share with the Assembly and the Governor. We look forward to reviewing the new suggestions coming out of the Governor's Office this week as we continue our work to pass a responsible, effective, and equitable budget by our June 15 constitutional deadline.”


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Toni G. Atkins is President pro Tempore of the California Senate. Having previously served as Speaker of the California Assembly, she began her tenure in the Senate in 2016. As Senator for District 39, she represents the cities of San Diego, Coronado, Del Mar and Solana Beach. Website of President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins:

Sen. Nancy Skinner represents the 9th Senate District, is chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, and vice chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus. Website of Sen. Skinner: