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

Rewire: “I am concerned about the action by the board and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ response to it, and will be following up on this matter,” said Senator Hill.
August 17, 2017
Sacramento Bee: In the vast majority of instances, Californians can trust their health to their doctors and nurses. Not so the organizations that represent doctors and nurses – or the Assembly Business and Professions Committee, which appears to need a backbone transplant. That’s the lesson Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, is learning as he pushes two bills that would allow the boards that license and regulate doctors and nurses to continue operating beyond the end of the year.
August 16, 2017
Daily Journal: Everyone complains about traffic. Highway 101 seems impossible almost any time of the day but especially during peak hours. Even peaceful Interstate 280 gets crowded. The proposed solution is a three-county, eighth-cent sales tax, which would have to be approved by San Mateo, San Francisco, and Santa Clara county voters, to provide that permanent source of funding.
August 14, 2017

Press Releases

Patient Safety Bills by Senator Hill Face Crucial Vote Tuesday by Assembly Committee

The Assembly Business and Professions Committee casts do-or-die votes on two consumer protection bills by state Senator Jerry Hill that would ensure that patients are notified by their doctor if the physician has been placed on probation for...

July 08, 2017

California Senate Adjourns in Memory of Community Leader Arnold Lee at Request of Senators Hill & Wiener

“Arnold Lee was a great believer in community empowerment, the importance of education, giving back, and paying it forward,” said Senator Hill. “His many career and volunteer efforts, often in leadership roles, attest to his strong...

June 29, 2017

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