Sen. Toni Atkins’ bill to fund construction of affordable housing, one of her signature efforts as a state legislator, cleared a big hurdle this week when it passed the state Senate on Thursday. SB 2 would impose a $75 fee on certain real estate documents. Because the bill imposes a new fee, it had a […]

There’s been a lot of noise over the last week in response to Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s decision to hold SB 562, a bill to create a single-payer health care system in California. But San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins, co-author of the bill, hasn’t been among the voices decrying the decision. National Democrats who support […]