Press Release

Thursday, September 14, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) voiced her strong support for Dreamers and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program during the debate on House Resolution 66 in the State Assembly. HR 66 condemns President Trump's decision to revoke the current version of DACA and pushes Congress to develop a bipartisan and effective version of the Dream Act that includes a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 800-thousand young people brought to this country as children.

Monday, September 11, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assembly Bill 1459 (AB 1459) by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) was signed into law, by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 1459 would clarify that all killings in which the victim was a peace officer engaged in the performance of his or her duties, are considered first degree murder for purposes of the gravity of the offense and the support of survivors.

Friday, September 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) stood on the Floor of the Assembly to speak on Assembly Concurrent Resolution 128 (ACR 128), which recognizes, and celebrates, October 20, 2017 as Arirang Day, and would celebrate the culture, and contributions, of Korean Americans to California.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva (D-Orange County) and the California State Assembly adjourned its September 5, 2017 floor session in the memory of Michael Leonard Haak, a Los Angeles County Sherriff's Deputy, and resident of Fullerton. "I rise today to recognize the loss of a member of our Orange County community, and someone that made the State a better place," Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva said during her tribute to Haak.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva (D-Orange County), principle coauthor of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 112 (ACR 112), recognized the brave Korean American Veterans of the Vietnam War. "This resolution recognizes the struggles and sacrifices that these veterans made to maintain freedom, democracy, and self-determination," said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. "These heroes upheld the highest ideals of the United States of America through their dedicated service and considerable sacrifice." Here's more in this Assembly Access video.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) is adding her voice to the growing chorus of Californians – and people throughout the United States – opposed the White House’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Join the fight to save more than 200-thousand California young people who will be affected by the DACA decision, watch and share this Assembly Access video. #defendDACA

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva (D-Orange County), principle coauthor of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 112 (ACR 112), recognized the brave Korean American Veterans of the Vietnam War. “This resolution recognizes the struggles and sacrifices that these veterans made to maintain freedom, democracy, and self-determination,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “These heroes upheld the highest ideals of the United States of America through their dedicated service and considerable sacrifice.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.