Press Release

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

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.”

 

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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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 Quirk-Silva Assists Students to Receive Scholarships

ORANGE COUNTY – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton) is proud to acknowledge two recipients of this CLLCF scholarship. Luis Antonio Estrada Rivera and Stephanie Nguyen both from Buena Park were each selected as scholarship recipients.  Luis Antonio Estrada Rivera will be attending UC Merced this upcoming fall and Stephanie Nguyen will be attending UC Santa Barbara.

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) announced today 50 students from across the state who have been selected to receive a 2019 CLLCF Scholarship, which aids eligible students admitted to or currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.

“I am excited to see the enthusiasm in higher education by the youth in our district,” said Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva.  “I am hopeful for the future of our district and know that these two recipients are well deserving of these scholarships.”

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.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out to our District Office for our office Grand Opening in the Fullerton Towers. It was a lovely turn out of elected officials, local business owners, advocates, and individuals invested in state politics. I was happy to announce all of our great legislative work. My team and I will continue to work and fight for your interests.  I hope you enjoy a few of the pictures depicting this beautiful moment.