Caltrain Breaks Ground on Historic Electrification Project

State Senator Jerry Hill joined Governor Jerry Brown, Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi, Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier, state Senator Scott Wiener and Assemblymembers Mark Berman, Kevin Mullin and Phil Ting and other dignitaries at Caltrain celebration. View the video of Senator Hill's remarks by clicking here.

In the News

San Francisco Chronicle: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, suspects the Wine Country fires prodded the commission to move forward with its proposed rules, so long in the making. “It’s a slow process because it’s bureaucratic, and perhaps it allows more utility involvement and influence than appropriate,” he said.
November 20, 2017
San Diego Reader: It's pretty obvious why Edison and PG&E are supporting SDG&E, says Sen. Jerry Hill of the13th state senate district. Those two utilities want to pass along similar costs to their ratepayers, says Hill in a letter he sent this week to the commission. 
November 20, 2017
Mendocino County Today: PG&E and PUC critic state Senator Jerry Hill, D-Redwood City, called the mapping delays “an outrageous example of negligence by a regulatory agency.”
November 17, 2017

Press Releases

Senator Hill Accepting Entries for 10th Annual 'Oughta Be a Law or Not...' Contest

State Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, encourages Peninsula and Silicon Valley residents to submit their bill ideas to his 10th Annual “Oughta Be a Law...Or Not Contest.” The deadline for contest entries...

November 21, 2017

State Legislators To Introduce Bill Prohibiting Electric Utilities Found At Fault In Wildfires From Pushing Costs Of Their Culpability Onto Customers

State Senator Jerry Hill, joined by Senators Mike McGuire and Scott Wiener and Assemblymembers Marc Levine and Jim Wood, will introduce legislation in January to prevent electric utilities found culpable in wildfires from passing the costs...

October 30, 2017

Governor Signs Bill by Senator Hill to Cut Red Tape for Deployment of Driverless Vehicles in California

Governor Brown signed legislation today by Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, to enable the safe and more timely deployment of driverless cars.

October 12, 2017