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Friday, January 20, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)  - California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva (D-Orange County) had been appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon as Chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (JEDE). Today, her membership has also been confirmed in the Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review, the Committee on Health, the Committee on Higher Education, and the Committee on Veteran Affairs.

“I am honored that Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has placed the confidence in me to be involved in these critical policy-making committees that will greatly impact our state.”

Friday, January 13, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) made the following statement today on the Assembly floor:

“Assembly Concurrent Resolution 3 speaks to the proud and rich history of a people in search of opportunity, and the freedoms America presents to those who want to make a better life for their families and children. Orange County is emblematic of that journey as the vast majority of Koreans in Orange County are foreign born… Businesses that serve the community are flourishing, and growing. Nearly one out of every five members of the Korean community is self-employed – working to secure their futures for themselves, and their families.”

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The State Assembly voted today to recommend Xavier Becerra for confirmation as the next Attorney General of California. It was great to meet with him, and discuss his years of public service. I look forward to working with him to ensure equal opportunity, economic prosperity, and justice for all Californians.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) released the following statement after Gov. Jerry Brown released his initial budget proposal:

“As a teacher for over 30 years, I know that the investments made in education will help Californians find the opportunities they deserve. I applaud the modest funding increases included in the proposed budget for K-12 schools, as well as higher education.”

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

(SACRAMENTO) - California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva (D-Orange County) has been appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon as Chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (JEDE).

"As the Chair of JEDE, I will partner with California’s leaders to focus on issues that support business development, job growth and upward mobility for all Californians," said Quirk Silva. "We will be looking for sound economic development practices that remove regulatory barriers and result in measurable returns on the state's investment."

Thursday, December 8, 2016

(Sacramento) – California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) was sworn-in to a second-term in the Assembly at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Sacramento.  During her term, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva wants to focus on investment in education, investment in infrastructure and investment in people.  Watch this Assembly Access Video to hear from Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva after the ceremony. 

Monday, December 5, 2016

(SACRAMENTO) -  Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) was sworn in as the Assemblymember for the 65th Assembly District. 

Sharon is a mother, educator, and dedicated public servant who has served her community as Mayor of Fullerton and in the state Assembly. Sharon grew up in Orange County and received her education at Fullerton public schools as well as Fullerton College, before earning her bachelor’s degree at UCLA and her Teaching Credential from CSU Fullerton and was named among their 50 leading Latina graduate.