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: "They seemed to be so disinterested in the fire threat over the last 10 years,” said state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, who pushed for reforms at the commission after the deadly explosion of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas pipeline in San Bruno in 2010. He said he hopes the commission continues exploring ways to prevent wildfires, such as switching off power lines during periods of high wind. “That’s what this is indicative of — they are seeing that this is important, and it’s a priority,” Hill said.
December 14, 2017
KGO Radio 810: Jerry Hill, the California state senator representing the 13th District encompassing San Mateo County and some of Santa Clara County, joins Ronn Owens to discuss the necessity of addressing harassment claims, cannabis edibles, the California Public Utilities Commission, corruption, the gas tax bill, credit freezes and “There Oughta Be a Law.”
December 07, 2017
Mercury: Four California lawmakers plan to introduce a bill in January to ensure that utilities cannot push the burden of their negligence onto customers. Sen. Jerry Hill, who chairs the Senate subcommittee on Gas, Electricity and Transportation Safety, is adamant that PG&E shareholders should absorb the costs if the utility is found to have acted in an irresponsible manner.
December 05, 2017

Press Releases

Senator Hill, Assemblymember Mullin & San Bruno Mayor Ruane Urge State AG to File Charges in Long-Running Probe of Alleged Corruption at CPUC

State Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Kevin Mullin and San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane called upon Attorney General Xavier Becerra today to strongly urge that charges be filed as a result of the state’s long-running criminal investigation of...

December 01, 2017

Senator Hill Hails CPUC Decision to Reject Demand from San Diego Utility to Pass the Buck for Wildfire Costs to Customers

“I am relieved that the CPUC made the right decision to shield ratepayers from being burdened with the costs of the 2007 San Diego wildfires that were caused because San Diego Gas & Electric didn’t reasonably manage its powerlines,” said...

November 30, 2017

Senator Hill Urges CPUC to Block San Diego Utility from Buck-Passing in Wildfires

State Senator Jerry Hill issued the following statement today on Thursday’s pending vote by the California Public Utilities Commission, which is to decide whether San Diego Gas & Electric Company should be allowed to pass along $379...

November 29, 2017