Honoring Our Veterans

Senator Jerry Hill named Redwood City resident Romie Bassetto, who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and now is commander of American Legion District 26, the 2016 Veteran of the Year for California’s 13th Senate District. See photos of the presentation here along with pictures of other honorees in recent years. Read about the 2016 honoree here.

In the News

Orange County Register: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said he introduced the legislation in response to investigations published this year by the Orange County Register and Bay Area News Group revealing that many law enforcement agencies make little or no effort to inventory their weapons and that officers frequently lose their firearms – some of which end up on the street.
December 05, 2016
Los Angeles Times: State Sen. Jerry Hill introduced a bill Monday that would require doctors to record antibiotic-resistant infections on death certificates if they played a role in the death.
December 05, 2016
San Diego Union-Tribune: The bill from state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would impose a series of changes at the California Public Utilities Commission that failed to make it through the Legislature this past summer or were vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year.
December 05, 2016

Press Releases

Hill Introduces Superbug, CPUC Reform, Police Gun Tracking and Bus Seatbelts Bills, and More

“These bills are aimed at improving public health and safety – and the accountability of agencies and systems that are intended to protect Californians,” said Senator Hill, who is introducing his bills on the first day of the new legislative...

December 05, 2016

Senator Hill Introduces Funding Bill for Martins Beach Acquisition

State Senator Jerry Hill will introduce a bill Monday to appropriate general fund dollars to the California State Lands Commission for staff resources and acquisition costs that would enable the commission to move ahead if it decides to...

December 04, 2016

Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Kevin Mullin, San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane Urge AG Nominee to Act Swiftly in CPUC Corruption Probe

State Senator Jerry Hill, Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin and San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane sent a letter today to Congressman Xavier Becerra, named by Governor Brown as California’s next attorney general, to urge that the office of the...

December 02, 2016