Senate Republican Leader Bates Issues Statement on New Senate President pro Tem

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement following a Senate floor ceremony this afternoon where Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) took the oath of office as Senate President pro Tempore:

“I congratulate Senator Atkins on assuming the duties of Senate President pro Tempore. Senator Atkins is known to be a coalition builder and I look forward to working with her in her new role,” said Senate Republican Leader Bates.