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Thursday, February 23, 2017

ANAHEIM – Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D - Orange County) issued the following statement today in response to the video footage showing an off-duty Los Angeles police officer firing his gun during a confrontation with teenagers, and the subsequent gathering of hundreds of people that took to the streets of Anaheim for a sprawling protest on Wednesday night.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

(Sacramento) -  California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) held a press conference on the campus of California State University, Sacramento to announce a new bill that will place a moratorium on student tuition and fees at California’s public community colleges and state universities. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva authored AB 393: The Student Protection Act  in response to the financial challenges faced by today’s college students, including deepening debt and long work hours necessary to supplement their educational costs. “This moratorium on tuition will give working class students and their families’ assurance that the cost of higher education will be within their reach,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Today, California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) held a press conference to address students and faculty on the campus of Sacramento State University to announce a new bill that will place a moratorium on student tuition and fees at California’s public community colleges and state universities.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) introduced a joint resolution with Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) this week to call upon the President of the United States to save California homeowners hundreds of dollars per year in mortgage fees. The resolution, Assembly Joint Resolution 4 (ACR 4), urges the President to reinstate a U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule that would cut mortgage fees for many Californians.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Reshoring of Manufacturing and California’s Competitiveness among topics

“The information from these hearings serves as the foundation from which the committee will undertake its primary missions of overseeing current state programs, and evaluating legislative proposals.” said Committee Chair, Sharon Quirk-Silva.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

(Sacramento) – When the State Assembly debated Assembly Concurrent Resolution 1, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) stood in strong support of ACR 1, which proclaims February 19, 2017 as the 75th Anniversary of the issuance of Executive Order 9066 and recognizes a Day of Remembrance in California.  On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which led to the forced removal and incarceration of over 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast.

Monday, February 13, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) -  Today on the floor of the State Assembly, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D Orange County) coauthored Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR 1) that proclaims February 19, 2017, as the 75th Anniversary of the issuance of Executive Order 9066, and recognizing a Day of Remembrance in California.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Introduces Legislation to Reduce Driver’s License Fees for California Veterans

Monday, January 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Today, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva issued the following statement on the California State Assembly floor during today’s session:

“Speaker and members, I also rise in support of ACR 4, and to wish everyone a happy and prosperous Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year is celebrated by over 2.5 million Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese people in California, and by well-over a hundred thousand people in my Orange County district.”