Quirk Takes Oath as Newest Assemblymember for 20th Assembly District

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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.

“I am honored that the voters in the district have chosen me to represent them in the Assembly,” said Quirk. “My top priority as a member of the State Assembly will be education. The K-12 schools, Community Colleges and Universities will determine if California can produce young talent that can be competitive in the 21st century job market.”

In addition to promoting jobs and education, Quirk continued to say that he will “support police and fire services and work on simplifying the regulatory process for businesses. Finally, I wish to fight global climate change by encouraging conservation and integration of renewable energy into the electric grid.”

The oath of office was administered by the Honorable, Mary Lou Villar de Longoria, Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court.