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

Sacramento Bee: Today, the Board of Equalization is back on the hot seat. It’s under tight spending controls from Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers are calling for investigations to get to the bottom of the messy accounting and lax oversight that a recent audit from the Department of Finance disclosed. “There’s enough evidence and information to question the existence of the Board of Equalization,” said state Senator Jerry Hill.
April 23, 2017
Patch.com: California would become the first state in the nation to track antibiotic-resistant infections under legislation by Senator Jerry Hill.
April 22, 2017
NBC Bay Area: BART asserts regulators have no power to fine the transit agency based on violations of BART rules. State Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) says BART should stop wasting time and money and “get over it.”
April 18, 2017

Press Releases

Senate Unanimously Approves Hill Bill Requiring Passengers And Drivers To Buckle in Buses With Seatbelts

The California State Senate unanimously approved Senator Jerry Hill’s bill requiring that passengers buckle up when riding in buses that are equipped with safety belts. Senate Bill 20 would also apply to bus drivers.

April 20, 2017

Hill Bill to Fight Superbugs Clears State Senate Health Committee

On a 9-0 vote, the Senate Committee on Health passed legislation by Senator Jerry Hill that would make California the first state in the country to monitor and track antibiotic-resistant infections and deaths.

April 20, 2017

Senator Hill Introduces Legislation to Help Curb Wild Spikes in Winter Utility Bills

Prompted by consumers’ pleas for help when confronted with soaring utility bills, Senator Jerry Hill announced today that he has introduced legislation to help curb the wild fluctuations in energy bills during winter months and to require...

April 07, 2017