Category Archives: Sharon Quirk-Silva

Assembly Bill 133 can help keep seniors in their homes

By Jon Coupal and Sharon Quirk-Silva | Prior to the passage of Proposition 13 in 1978, it was not uncommon for seniors on fixed incomes who had already paid off their mortgages to nonetheless lose their homes because they couldn’t … Continue reading

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California’s contractor law AB 5 manages to be bad for workers, customers and companies

Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva votes to kill the gig economy By Adrian Moore and Teri Moore, Orange County Register | California is often viewed as the nation’s leading state. Unfortunately, its latest piece of landmark legislation risks lassoing the flourishing gig … Continue reading

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Sharon Quirk-Silva borrowed $430,000 dollars from Loretta Sanchez to buy a house

By Matt Levin, CALmatters | To buy a house, an Orange County legislator received a $430,000 personal loan from a former Orange County congresswoman—an arrangement that some legal experts labeled unusual, but that both politicians said was not improper. Democratic … Continue reading

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Two assemblywomen and Fullerton councilman Jesus Silva accused of retaliating against male sexual-harassment accuser

An update on a post made on Tuesday . . . By Jordan Graham | A former legislative staffer filed a legal claim against the state on Friday accusing two Southern California assemblywomen of steering contracts away from his political … Continue reading

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Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva and Council Member Jesus Silva under investigation . . .

. . . for influence peddling and retaliation against accuser of Assembly Member Cristina Garcia By Brian Hews | Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has exclusively learned that the California State Assembly investigation involving groping allegations against Assemblywoman Cristina … Continue reading

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SB 2 passed by Assembly with a Yes vote by Quirk-Silva

The vote in the Assembly late last night was 54-25. Read the details in this story in the San Jose Mercury News.

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Call Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva and urge her to vote No on SB 2

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has sent out a call-to-action email alert regarding Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) by State Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego). SB 2 would add a new tax on every real estate instrument, paper, or notice … Continue reading

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Public employee union bill (AB 1250) will drive up California counties’ costs of providing services

EDITOR’S NOTE: Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva voted for this bill on June 1. By Steven Greenhut| Municipal governments exist to provide essential services, such as law enforcement, firefighting, parks and recreation, street repairs and programs for the Cheap Disco Dome Bouncy … Continue reading

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GOP legislators unlikely to pay price for cap-and-trade vote

EDITOR’S NOTE: AB 398 passed yesterday in both Inflatable Water Park For Sale the Senate and the Assembly. Fullerton’s Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva voted NO, but our Senator Josh Newman voted YES — once again voting for more taxes. By … Continue reading

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Your immediate help is required on the cap and trade extension bill AB 398

EDITOR’S NOTE: This urgent message was just received from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association: Even though they just approved $5 billion a year in new gas taxes, Sacramento is now preparing to rubber stamp an even bigger gas tax increase … Continue reading

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