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Monday, August 19, 2019

Assemblywoman Honors 25 Years of Super Senior Saturdays at Buena Park Senior Center

BUENA PARK Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva (Orange County) presents the Buena Park Senior Activity Center with a Resolution in honor of the 25th Annual Super Senior Saturday.  The Buena Park Senior Activity Center Super Senior Saturday event attracts baby-boomers and seniors throughout the entire Southern California Region each year.

“It is important that we all remember that our aging population deserves to enjoy their lives with dignity and respect,” said Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva. “I am honored to present this resolution to the Buena Park Senior Center, as their consistent service and commitment to the safety and well-being of Aging Californians is truly admirable.”

 

Monday, August 19, 2019

Today, I presented a State Resolution to Buena Park Senior Activity Center for the 25th Annual Super Senior Saturday!

It is important that we all remember that our aging population deserves to enjoy their lives with dignity and respect. I am honored to present this resolution to the Buena Park Senior Activity Center, as their consistent service and commitment to the safety and well-being of Aging Californians is truly admirable. This event is a true reflection of all the great effort our entire community is doing to help. Congratulations on 25 years of fantastic service!

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

As an Assemblywoman, I am honored to present the $4 million in State Budget funding for the Korean American National Museum. This museum will recognize the rich narrative of the Korean American culture and contributions to our nation and State. Thank you to all of those who advocated for this museum and never lost sight of this goal.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva presses for housing opportunities in North Orange County with Fullerton Armory re-opening

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) announced that the Fullerton and Santa Ana Armories will re-open for the Winter Shelter Program (WSP) in agreement with the Army National Guard. The emergency homeless shelters will open earlier, beginning October 15, 2019 and remain open through April 15, 2020.  The Armories will provide much needed shelter to homeless individuals during the winter season.

 

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) continues to combat the homelessness epidemic in Orange County.  The Orange County legislator’s priority remains the issue of housing and homelessness, Quirk-Silva sits as the Chair of the Orange County Chronic Homelessness Sub-Committee.  Along with her committee, she continues to work with local and county government and nonprofit leaders on innovative ways to resolve the housing and homelessness crisis plaguing Orange County.

 

“There is not a single solution to resolving the housing crisis in California.  But to make our solutions a reality it requires resources and coordination between all parties,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “We must consider every approach in a comprehensive and compassionate manner, so we can improve the quality of life for Californians, and it starts with working alongside our local leaders.”

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva presses for housing opportunities in North Orange County with Fullerton Armory Re-Opening

ORANGE COUNTY Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) announced that the Fullerton and Santa Ana Armories will re-open for the Winter Shelter Program (WSP) in agreement with the Army National Guard. The emergency homeless shelters will open earlier, beginning October 15, 2019 and remain open through April 15, 2020.  The Armories will provide much needed shelter to homeless individuals during the winter season.

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D - Orange County) continues to combat the homelessness epidemic in Orange County.  The Orange County legislator’s priority remains the issue of housing and homelessness, Quirk-Silva sits as the Chair of the Orange County Chronic Homelessness Sub-Committee.  Along with her committee, she continues to work with local

and county government and nonprofit leaders on innovative ways to resolve the housing and homelessness crisis plaguing Orange County.

“There is not a single solution to resolving the housing crisis in California.  But to make our solutions a reality it requires resources and coordination between all parties,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “We must consider every approach in a comprehensive and compassionate manner, so we can improve the quality of life for Californians, and it starts with working alongside our local leaders.”

 

Friday, July 5, 2019

Fullerton has received $2.5 million in state funding to renovate the interior of the Hunt Library building; now city officials just have to decide how to put the closed facility to new use.

Officials expect to make a decision by the end of the year.

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Monday, July 1, 2019

"타인종 정치인과 교류 필요성 느껴"

"It was wonderful having the Korean American Community at our open house grand opening," said Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva. "Their commitment to local politics and public engagement is truly admirable."

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Assemblywoman’s Budget Request Benefits Higher Education

ORANGE COUNTY – June 27, 2019, Governor Gavin Newson signed California’s 2019-2020 Budget.  The budget will increase its spending on public education, expand healthcare services and stash away more money than ever for an economic downturn under the state.

The $214.8 Billion budget is the largest in state history. The majority of its provisions take effect next week, though some new services will not be funded until January in an effort to lower the short-term cost.

With the Budget officially signed Orange County will be receiving a number of major budget approvals including the following requested by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton).

Fullerton’s Hunt Branch Library received $2,500,000 for building renovations.

Cal Grant Programs and Awards received $40,000,000 For an additional 11,000 new competitive Cal Grant awards, UC to waive summer tuition and fees for students eligible to receive state financial aid (this program will be suspended in 2021-22), and for CSU to waive summer tuition and fees for students eligible to receive state financial aid (this program will be suspended in 2021-22).

Fullerton Community College received $14,056,000 for building modernizations to assist their students.

“I am excited to announce that the following budget requests in the General Fund allocation were provided for the following district projects,” said Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva. “I am pleased to bring vital resources back to our community.”

 

Saturday, June 29, 2019

"I am very grateful that the Korean American Community have attended the Open House at our new District Office," said Asm. Sharon Quirk-Silva. "The Korean American people are very supportive and their interest in community policy is truly admirable."

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Assemblywoman Brings Major Budget Wins to Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY – June 27, 2019, Governor Gavin Newson signed California’s 2019-2020 Budget.  The budget will increase its spending on public education, expand healthcare services and stash away more money than ever for an economic downturn under the state.

The $214.8 Billion budget is the largest in state history. The majority of its provisions take effect next week, though some new services will not be funded until January in an effort to lower the short-term cost.