Tag Archive for Sharon Quirk-Silva

Land Swap for Vet’s Cemetery Rears Its Ugly Head Again

Irvine Council member Christina Shea (R-Five Points) is bringing up a proposed land swap for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial yet again at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. What the nutshell: FivePoints CEO Emile Haddad wants to swap industrial land not worth all that much acre for acre in exchange for prime land where the cemetery…

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…

Quirk-Silva’s Bill to Freeze Tuition/Fees at California Public Colleges & Universities

SACRAMENTO—Today, 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. Quirk-Silva authored…

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…

My Mom by Molly Jane Quirk

A note from the editor: This is an opinion column from Molly Jane Quirk about her mom Sharon Quirk-Silva, a candidate for AD-65: When I was 14 years old my Mom approached our family with the idea to run for Fullerton City Council. I’ll be the first to admit that, as your then-stereotypical teenager, I was…