Tag Archive for AD-65

Quirk-Silva Bill to Protect California Jobs Becomes Law

(SACRAMENTO) –Assembly Bill 1727 (AB 1727) by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) was signed into law, by governor Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. AB 1727 reformed the Government Code related to Foreign Trade Zones and the California Foreign Investment Program. Foreign Trade Zones are areas within the state where goods may be imported more easily.  “International…

Quirk-Silva Funds Orange County Veteran Cemetery

From the desk of Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65, this announcement: SACRAMENTO – Prior to the start of Memorial Day weekend, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) made the following statement on the inclusion of a $30 million allocation of funds in the 2017 California State Budget Report for an Orange County Veterans Cemetery. “This is a fitting…

Quirk-Silva Calls for UC President Napolitano’s Resignation

  (Sacramento, CA) – Orange County Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, a member of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, today became the first legislator to call on University of California President Janet Napolitano to resign her post, citing a lack of confidence in Napolitano’s leadership. “The leaders of our state university systems are duty-bound to maintain…

SQS: No Tuition Hikes for CSU Students

  SACRAMENTO — Ahead of the upcoming California State University (CSU) Board of Trustee Meeting on Wednesday, March 22, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva, with bipartisan support of members of the California Legislature, sent a letter to the Board of Trustee members urging them to reconsider increasing tuition for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. “It is my belief that…

SQS: Degrees Not Debt!

(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…

SQS: “MORE THAN EVER, LISTENING TO OTHER POINTS OF VIEW IS CRITICAL “

TheLiberalOC is pleased to publish the attached op-ed from State Rep. Sharon Quirk-Silva (AD-65): Along with many Californians, I’m concerned about the current state of politics. There’s too much yelling, finger pointing, and blaming the other person. A disturbing trend of politicians in essence telling one another to “shut up” is becoming commonplace. Free speech…

Orange County’s Progressive Power Couple

With the results still coming in, it’s all but certain that Sharon Quirk-Silva will return to her seat in AD-65 with a victory over Trump-supporter Young Kim.  And let’s add her husband, Fullerton city council member elect Jesus Silva to Democrats who won on election night in Orange County. The Silva’s are OC’s new political…