Toni Atkins appointed to leadership position in state AssemblyOnline Only Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
Assemblymember Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) will take over as majority floor leader in the state Assembly effective Sept. 1. The changes were announced Wednesday by Assembly Speaker John Perez (D-Los Angeles).
“I’m pleased to announce the members of our talented new leadership team and new committee chair assignments,” said Speaker Pérez. This group represents a diverse cross-section of California and offers an incredible amount of knowledge and expertise on the important issues impacting our state.”
Atkins will be responsible for managing the floor including parliamentary disputes and points of order according to reports at the San Diego Union Tribune.
Atkins said she plans on “working with my Assembly colleagues in accomplishing the important work that lies ahead of us – continuing to balance the state budget, creating jobs, protecting the health and welfare of all Californians, and making the promise of the Golden State a reality through strong education and infrastructure programs.”
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