SACRAMENTO—The Senate Health Committee today unanimously passed a bill by Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins that represents the first step toward state-funded medical interpretation services for Medi-Cal patients with limited English proficiency.
SACRAMENTO—Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins today issued the following statement on the passage of SB 32 in the Assembly:
"For many years, California has been a global leader in fighting climate change. But true leaders don't rest on their laurels – they continue to forge a path for others to follow. I'm proud of my colleagues for passing SB 32, which builds on California's landmark policies and cements our state's position at the vanguard of this epic battle.
SACRAMENTO—Several of Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins’ bills moved forward this week. One of them, a bill that provides a paid benefit to state firefighters that local firefighters already have, was sent to the governor. Here is an update:
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins today released the following statement about the decision by U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to name the second ship in the Military Sealift Command’s John Lewis Class Oilers after the late civil-rights leader Harvey Milk.
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins today reflected on the Assembly’s passage of the fiscal year 2016-17 budget bill.
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins today released the following statement about this morning’s mass killing in an Orlando LGBT nightclub:
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins today released the following statement on the passage of the Budget Conference Committee report:
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