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Monday, March 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Students and parents joined Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County), Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and members of the Assembly Budget and Higher Education Committees for a State Capitol news conference to announce a higher education budget package designed to reduce student debt and make college affordability a reality for millions of students. “We know there are students that are not only struggling to pay for their college but for their housing and for food,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) and the California State Assembly honored 4th District PTA President Beverly Berryman as the 65th Assembly District Woman of the Year. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva recognized the Orange County leader for her accomplishments as a strong advocate for chilhood development and education during the annual Assembly Floor ceremony. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County), chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (JEDE) held the second in series of hearings, which will serve as a foundation from which the Members will oversee current state programs and evaluate legislative proposals.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) held a press conference to address students and faculty on the campus of Sacramento State University to announce a new bill that will place a moratorium on student tuition and fees at California’s public community colleges and state universities. 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The State Assembly voted today to recommend Xavier Becerra for confirmation as the next Attorney General of California. It was great to meet with him, and discuss his years of public service. I look forward to working with him to ensure equal opportunity, economic prosperity, and justice for all Californians.