Ask Jerry 2017

Senator Hill live streamed his annual virtual town hall, "Ask Jerry," from Sacramento recently. He fielded questions about storm damage on the Peninsula, rail transportation in our communities, the condition of local roads, the outlook for signature California programs and policy, and more during the fast-paced online program. View the archived video of “Ask Jerry 2017” by clicking here.

In the News

Mercury News: Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, says he wrote Senate Bill 711 after an outcry from residents during this chilly winter over their bills from Pacific Gas & Electric.
May 23, 2017
Mercury News: With a recent court settlement and the revocation of a contractor’s license, state legislators should reflect on why six young people were killed and seven injured in a Berkeley balcony collapse two years ago. And, rather than their milquetoast response thus far that continues to overly protect bad builders, lawmakers should take meaningful action to ensure such a tragedy never happens again.
May 22, 2017
Sacramento Bee: Ever wonder who in the Legislature has passed the most bills, in that paper blizzard chamber of lawmaking? Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has gotten 108 of his bills signed into law, my colleague Taryn Luna wrote the other day.
May 20, 2017

Press Releases

Statement from State Senator Jerry Hill on Federal Transit Administration’s Approval of Caltrain Electrification Project Funding

"Electrification of Caltrain will help ease congestion along the Peninsula, one of the Bay Area’s busiest traffic corridors,” said Senator Hill. “We’re grateful for Secretary Chao’s decision and for the work of our Congressional...

May 22, 2017

Hill to Introduce Legislation Cracking Down on Fraudulent Use of Parking Placards and License Plates Intended for Disabled Drivers

State Senator Jerry Hill announced today that he will introduce legislation to help the DMV curb abuses of the state’s program for disabled placards and license plates, which allows motorists to use parking spots reserved for disabled...

May 10, 2017

Advocates for Strict Legal Safeguards to Prevent Abuse of Children and Teens in Underage Marriages Call for Support of Hill's SB 273Hill

Advocates for strict legal safeguards to prevent abuse of children and teens in underage or forced marriages will testify in support of Senator Jerry Hill’s Senate Bill 273 in a hearing conducted by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

May 08, 2017