SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins on Thursday congratulated the developers of three veterans housing projects in San Diego County that received funding in Round 2 of the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention (VHHP) program.
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins’ AB 2734, which would create an ongoing source of funding for affordable housing, took an important step forward Wednesday when it was passed on a bipartisan vote by the Assembly Local Government Committee.
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) today issued the following statement regarding the announcement of a tentative contract agreement between the California State University and the California Faculty Association:
“Employee strikes are sometimes necessary as a last resort, but they’re never optimal.
SACRAMENTO—Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins today issued the following statement on the Assembly’s passage of SB 3 (Leno), which would raise the minimum wage in California:
“I’ve long maintained that people who work full-time shouldn’t have to live in poverty. We pressed the pause button on last year’s legislative efforts to see if we could find a path that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. I’m pleased that we’ve done just that.
SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released a statement regarding Wednesday’s approval by an Assembly budget subcommittee of Gov. Jerry Brown’s request for $1.778 million to enforce an expanded ban on the sale of elephant ivory in California.
SACRAMENTO— The California Film Commission today announced the allocation of tax credits for nine television projects that are expected to generate $313 million in spending in California and $121 million in wages for workers on the production crews.
SACRAMENTO -Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins has introduced legislation that would close several gaps when it comes to providing screening and treatment for breast and cervical cancer to low-income Californians.
Legislation to Close Gaps in Treatment for Breast, Cervical Cancer
Speaker Atkins Adding Additional Meaning to February 14th
Speaker Atkins, Assembly Declare January Human Trafficking Awareness Month
New California EITC Will Put Millions of Dollars Back in the Hands of San Diegans