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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

(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.

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.

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) – With the celebrations for the 2017 Lunar New Year, the Year of the Red Rooster, underway Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) took to the floor of the State Assembly to call for the passage of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 4 to mark the occasion. “The City of La Palma in my District is Orange County’s first Asian majority city, with Asian-Americans constituting 51-percent of the 16-thousand residents,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva.

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.”

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) says the Governor and Assembly Democrats are working from the same script. Following Governor Jerry Brown’s annual State of the State address to a joint session of the State Legislature, Assemblywoman Quirk Silva said, “The Governor ended his address with ‘This land is your land… made for you and me’ and as a former classroom teacher it really means a lot that he sees California as a state that is going to lead as an example for our country.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.   

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Today, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address:

“The Governor ended his address with ‘This land is Your Land,” and as a former classroom teacher it really means a lot that he sees California as a state that is going to lead as an example for our country.”