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

Los Angeles Times: Twenty-eight California state legislators, including the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate and Assembly, signed a letter to Calvert urging that Congress reject Trump’s proposal to end federal funding.
June 23, 2017
Mercury News: Senate Bill 797 by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would authorize county governments and transit authorities to place a 1/8-cent sales tax hike on a future ballot — amounting to an extra penny for every $8 spent.
June 22, 2017
East Bay Times: Patients deserve to know when their doctors are on probation, one misstep away from losing their licenses to practice medicine. Credit the state Senate with finally pushing for transparency. Even the California Medical Board, the regulatory agency led by doctors, has begun to recognize this is a legitimate issue.
June 20, 2017

Press Releases

State Legislators for the Peninsula, San Francisco and the South Bay Introduce Bill to Help Caltrain Fund Itself and Keep Pace with Increasing Demand, Region’s Growth

State Senator Jerry Hill, joined by Senators Jim Beall, Bob Wieckowski and Scott Wiener and Assemblymembers David Chiu, Ash Kalra, Kevin Mullin, Mark Stone and Phil Ting, introduced legislation today that lays the groundwork for Caltrain to...

June 20, 2017

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