A representative from Assemblyman Bill Quirk’s office will be available at the Union City Library every second Monday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to help you resolve California state-related issues. Assemblyman Quirk represents District 20 which includes Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, Fremont, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Sunol, and Union City.
Measure calls for a comprehensive review of California’s energy plan
SACRAMENTO – Greater coordination and forethought are the goals of Assembly Bill 284, a measure introduced this session by Asm. Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), his first as a newly-elected legislator.
If signed into law, the Quirk bill would require state energy and environmental agencies to collaborate to ensure the greenhouse gas reduction goals laid out in AB 32 are met. Additionally, this bill would enhance California’s ability to evaluate its progress and determine the most cost-effective and reliable approaches towards a maximum effectiveness of each program.
These are heady days for us California climate policy watchers. Last month, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reported that the state's carbon emissions declined in 2011 for the third straight year. Last week, CARB convened its second successful carbon allowance auction.
Vows to make schools, jobs, safety top priorities in office
(SACRAMENTO) - Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) was sworn in today as the Assemblymember for the 20th District, which consists of Hayward, Union City, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, Sunol and North Fremont. The ceremony was held on the Assembly Floor at the State Capitol.