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

KTVU Fox 2: A California lawmaker wants to make it legal, and easier, for medical marijuana to be administered to children at school after being inspired by a 18-year-old boy with epilepsy who says the CBD oil he takes daily is necessary to stop having seizures and attend class.
February 15, 2018
San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com: Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, authored a bill signed into law in 2016 that requires law enforcement to lock up their guns in unattended vehicles. Civilians have long had to follow similar laws. Hill called on the San Francisco district attorney's office to charge Cabuntala with an infraction shortly after the attack.
February 14, 2018
ABC 7/KGO-TV: A Bay Area state senator wants to allow students who rely on medical marijuana to be able to legally take their cannabis medications at school. Sen. Jerry Hill introduced a bill that would enable kindergarten through 12th grade students with special needs or severe disabilities to be given the medicine by a parent or guardian on campus.
February 14, 2018

Press Releases

Senator Hill Introduces Zero-Tolerance Bill for Individuals Under 21 Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

State Senator Jerry Hill introduced legislation today to drive home the point to young people that it’s illegal to consume marijuana and get behind the wheel. SB 1273 establishes a zero-tolerance policy for individuals under 21 who drive...

February 16, 2018

Senator Hill Renews Push for Police Gun Tracking and Transparency for Surveillance Technology

Amid mounting concerns about stolen and lost police guns and the use of surveillance technology and the data it harvests, state Senator Jerry Hill introduced legislation today to require police to track and regularly inventory their firearms...

February 15, 2018

Senator Jerry Hill Introduces Bill to Enable Students Who Rely on Medicinal Cannabis to Take Their Medication at School

He also presses forward with new legislation to reduce the fine for rolling ‘right-on-red’ turns, aid a nonprofit run by a Peninsula nun to provide housing for low-income families, and extend a pilot program allowing nonviolent young adult...

February 13, 2018