May 12, 2014
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Congratulates New California Speaker of the Assembly Toni Atkins
SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today congratulates Assemblywoman Toni Atkins as she is sworn in as California's 69th Assembly Speaker.
"It brings me great pleasure to congratulate Assemblywoman Atkins on being sworn in as California's newest Speaker of the Assembly," Torlakson said. "For many years, she has shown tremendous leadership as a staunch advocate for her community. She brings a wealth of experience and trailblazing attitude to the speakership—I'm confident Speaker Atkins will be an outstanding and passionate leader of the Assembly, and I look forward to working closely with her."