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 […]

Falsehoods and fears

Posted: February 2nd, 2018 | Congressional Watch, Featured, Politics | No Comments

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has a bone to pick with Scott Peters (D-52). In a recent TV ad that has aired widely in San Diego, the group claims that Peters is out to end a program called the 340B drug pricing program. That claim, to say the least, is a lie.

Imagine …

Posted: December 1st, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Notes from Toni, Politics | No Comments

By Toni G. Atkins | Notes from Toni As we get ready to flip the page to a new calendar year, December is a good time to pause — whenever we can between the hustle and the bustle of the holiday season — and reflect on the year behind us and think ahead to the one […]

Town halls, taxes and bunnies

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News, Politics | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch In our last column, Darrell Issa (R-49), Duncan Hunter (R-50), and Susan Davis (D-53) had each held town hall events in their respective districts, and as we noted at the time, the tenor of the gatherings was much different for the Republican members of Congress than it was for Susan […]