Bread, Milk and Mayhem II

Spurred by deadly crashes involving cars plunging into stores, day care centers and other sites, a California lawmaker has introduced a bill to prod commercial property owners to install special safety barriers.

The measure, if approved, would give California the nation’s first state law encouraging wider use of bollards, a type of barrier already found in front of some stores and sidewalks to block wayward vehicles.

Law Enforcement and Community Trust in California

California State Assembly and Senate Public Safety committees to hold a joint informational hearing on February 10th

Please join Assembly Public Safety Chair Bill Quirk at a joint hearing with Senate Public Safety to discuss: Law Enforcement and Community Trust in California.  The hearing will bring together community leaders, law enforcement, educators, criminologists, and elected officials to find ways to build trust and confidence between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015

Joint Hearing Assembly Public Safety Committee And Senate Public Safety Committee
ASSEMBLY MEMBER QUIRK, SENATOR HANCOCK, Chairs
9:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - (please note lunch break from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.) - State Capitol, Room 4203 (Listen to this hearing)

For more, call Assemblymember Quirk’s Committee Office at 916-319-3744
Or visit: http://apsf.assembly.ca.gov/hearings

Legislature Approves Pair Of Campaign Finance Disclosure Bills

A pair of bills that would tighten California’s campaign finance disclosure laws has passed out of the legislature.

One would require the disclosure of the top five contributors to ballot measures; the other would require that paid actors appearing in campaign ads be identified as such.

Asm.Quirk to host a pair of community events seeking to protect seniors from fraud

Senior Scam Stopper events held in East Bay

Assemblymember Bill Quirk and the California Contractors State License Board are hosting a FREE Senior Scam StopperSM seminar.  A panel of experts will provide information to seniors on how to avoid becoming victims of fraud.  Attendees can get answers to their questions and obtain assistance if they have been scammed.

In Castro Valley- Friday, June 27, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kenneth C. Aitken Senior & Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road

For more, call Assemblymember Quirk’s District Office at 510-583-8818

Assemblymember Quirk to host a pair of community events seeking to protect seniors from fraud

Assemblymember Bill Quirk and the California Contractors State License Board are hosting a FREE Senior Scam StopperSM seminar.  A panel of experts will provide information to seniors on how to avoid becoming victims of fraud.  Attendees can get answers to their questions and obtain assistance if they have been scammed.

IN UNION CITY- Join us on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ralph & Mary Ruggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Road in Union City.

IN San LORENZO- Join us on Friday, June 13, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association, 377 Paseo Grande in San Lorenzo.

For more, call Assemblymember Quirk’s District Office at 510-583-8818

Assemblymember Quirk Announces AD20 2014 Inaugural “Distinguished Women of the Year”

Assemblymember Quirk on the Assembly floor with Woman of the Year honoree Hafsa Burt

HAYWARD – California State Assemblymember Bill Quirk is pleased to announce the Inaugural Honorees of deserving women residing or working within Assembly District 20. These women were selected because of their significant contributions or accomplishments throughout District 20. Every March, the State Assembly honors women from across the state for their remarkable contributions to the community in celebration of Women’s History Month.

AD20’s Inaugural “Distinguished Women of the Year” Honorees, along with their area of recognition are:  Hafsa Burt – AD20 Woman of the Year; Dr. Norma Ambriz-Galaviz –Education; Betty DeForest – Lifetime Achievement; Lilian Galedo – Social Justice; Rahima Haya – Health; Pamela Ross – Law; and Soraya Wright – Business.