(Toni Atkins) will become the State Senate’s first woman and first lesbian Senate president pro tem. Atkins told the AP not to expect “any big pronouncements” about her tenure.
Atkins co-sponsored a bill in early 2017 to take California to a stand-alone, single-payer health insurance system. In March 2015, Atkins led a group of nine California Democrat legislators, academics, and state agricultural representatives to the communist nation Cuba after then-President Barack Obama lifted restrictions on travel there.
Moonbeam Brown now appears almost sane and reasonable compared to the current crop of radical leftists (Newsom, Harris, De Leon) leading the California Democrat Left Party.