Notes from Toni

Taking climate change seriously

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | Featured, Notes from Toni, Politics | No Comments

During the past several years, California has been hit especially hard by extreme weather events, from our historic five-year drought, to floods, record heat, and, most recently, devastating wildfires. Last year’s fires were among the deadliest on record, and this year we saw the largest fire in state history, the Mendocino-Complex. Thousands of firefighters are still battling more than a dozen blazes across the state.

Building homes and jobs

Posted: September 7th, 2018 | Featured, Notes from Toni, Politics | No Comments

Sept. 29, 2017 was a momentous day for Toni Atkins professionally and personally – it was the day Governor Jerry Brown signed her bill, Senate Bill 2, the Building Homes and Jobs Act, creating a permanent, reliable source of funding for affordable housing.

Health care is a right

Posted: March 2nd, 2018 | Featured, Notes from Toni, Politics | 1 Comment

By Toni G. Atkins | Notes from Toni Before I entered public service in the 1990s as an aide to Christine Kehoe — who was then a member of the San Diego City Council — I served as director of clinic services at Womancare Health Center. During that time, I saw firsthand how important it is […]