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Monday, August 28, 2017

ORANGE COUNTY - Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva hosted a Small Business Resource Fair on Friday August 25, which took place at a new mall called the Source OC, in Buena Park. It featured over 35/nearly 40 organizations, and programs that offered resources and information for new and growing businesses in the Orange County area. Jesse Torres, the California Small Business Advocate, was the guest speaker at the event. The event also included an entrepreneurial panel and pop-up presentations on business development issues, such as how to use social media to build your customer base.

“We are celebrating small businesses, and the importance of entrepreneurship in developing strong, and economically resilient communities,” said Quirk-Silva. “Our hope in putting this event together is to provide Orange County businesses with a time-efficient opportunity to learn about federal, state, and local resources that are available, to support the their success.”

Friday, August 25, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) proudly introduced four teams of high school students to the State Assembly during the August 21, 2017 floor session. The students were winners of the California Cyber Innovation Challenge, a state-level cyber security championship, sponsored by the California governor’s Go-Biz office. During a reception following the floor introductions, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva said she’s very pleased to see more and more students focusing on cyber security, “We need to be ahead of the game.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (Orange County) expressed concern Wednesday that California State University campuses cannot fully justify spending on management staff, after recent audits have found systemic budgeting problems at state schools.

Quirk-Silva, and other lawmakers, made their remarks during a hearing on an audit of CSU staffing and budget oversight.

Friday, August 18, 2017

FULLERTON, CA— Today 65th District Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s continued statements that seem to support anti-American groups like the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis:

“It seems every day that President Donald Trump drags the political discourse in this country (and with it the esteem of the presidency) to a new low. Please, Mr. Trump, find the good grace to cease giving aid and comfort to hateful, repugnant racist people through your words and apologize to the American people for your actions surrounding the people and events that took place in Charlottesville.

“We need our president to help heal the moral wounds of our country, not one that actively rips its stitches out. Please start showing that you understand that message.”

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ORANGE COUNTY — This week, on the 72nd anniversary of National Liberation Day of Korea, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (Fullerton) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson concerning U.S. policy towards North Korea, in reference to the recent rise in tensions between the two nations. Joining in the chorus of other responsible leaders from around the country, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva, and Assemblymember Tom Daly (Anaheim) signed the letter to urge the Administration to adhere to the diplomatic approach the Secretary recently articulated.

Friday, July 28, 2017

KoreaDaily:

한국정전협정 64주년을 맞아 지난 27일 재향군인회 미남서부지회 임원진들이 부친이 한국전 참전용사로 알려진 섀론 쿼크-실바 가주65지구 하원의원을 방문해 감사의 메시지를 전했다. 이에 쿼크-실바 의원이 정전 64주년을 기념해 한반도 평화 유지와 한미동맹 강화, 한국과 가주간 무역의 중요성에 대한 결의문을 이승해 회장에게 전달했다. 부에나파크의 의원 사무실 앞에서 쿼크-실바 의원과 남서부지회 임원들이 함께 자리했다. [쿼크-실바 제공]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) has already had 3 bills signed into law, in only her first 7 months in office. The Assemblywoman has been hard at work for Orange County; working across the aisle with Republican colleagues to support important legislation, securing budget funds for Orange County, and championing many bills during this legislative year. The 3 bills that have already been signed by Governor Jerry Brown are Assembly Bill 690 (AB 690), AB 1727, and AB 1731.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) –Assembly Bill 690 (AB 690) by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) was signed into law, by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 690 requires Home Owner Associations (HOAs) to deliver, within the annual budget report, an itemized estimate of fees that may be charged by a professional management company for documents necessary to facilitate a real estate transaction. This bill would also require a disclosure on whether the manager receives a referral fee from third parties for distributing required documents.

“I authored this law to help unit owners understand costs associated with the transfer of their homes, and to ensure all parties involved have the tools necessary to make informed decisions,” said Quirk-Silva. “This law makes sure there's more transparency in the process of transferring property, and that there aren't additional fees that are added on or excessive fees for the disclosure documents.”

Friday, July 21, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva wants to bring the State Capitol to you. Join her for one of her upcoming community breakfasts being held throughout Orange County. Watch this video for details on the next Breakfast Club with Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva.

Monday, July 17, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County), made the following statement after voting in opposition to the cap and trade bill; Assembly Bill 398 (AB 398).  

“This is not the time to raise taxes on the working people, nor is it the time to force more regulations on our economy. The middle and working classes in our communities are hit the hardest with these fees,” said Quirk-Silva. “The bill doesn’t go far enough to protect citizens of Orange County from pollution.”