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April 10, 2018

KCRA 3: It is Senate Bill 1273, sponsored by Senator Jerry Hill. Today it will have a hearing before the Senate Public Safety Committee. Before that, they will have a press conference to discuss the details of the legislation. Speaking today will be retired Lieutenant Robert McGrory -- his son was a CHP officer killed by an 18-year-old driver under the influence of marijuana.

April 09, 2018

KCRA 3: Olympians who were abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar spoke in support of legislation Monday that would make California the first state to require doctors to tell their patients if they are on probation for wrongdoing, including sexual misconduct Patients can find information online about which doctors are on probation if they know where to look. The measure from Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill would force doctors to tell patients about their probation status and the basic details of its terms.

April 09, 2018

Daily Journal: Congratulations to state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, for winning the Ruth Petersen award for Sustainable San Mateo County. Hill was an early supporter of the organization when it was founded by the late Ruth Petersen (way ahead of her time) in the living room of her San Mateo Highlands home. Hill, during his time in public office, has been in the forefront of support for all those good things which make a community sustainable.

April 08, 2018

Lake County News: SB 833 was introduced by Sen. McGuire, along with joint authors Senators Bill Dodd and Jerry Hill, and principal co-authors Assemblymembers Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Marc Levine and Jim Wood. The bill will create statewide emergency alert protocols for the first time in California history.

April 05, 2018

Daily Journal: State Sen. Jerry Hill, too, expressed his appreciation for the collaborative emergency response to the tragedy. “We are proud of the swift actions of our first responders, led by the San Bruno Police Department with San Bruno firefighters alongside, and joined by fire and public safety units from our neighboring communities and the county, as well as federal authorities,” he said.

April 04, 2018

Mercury News: Anna Kuhre may be on to something. The San Mateo resident and former president of the city’s United Homeowners Association has broached some ideas to lessen the increasing traffic burden created by new and growing high-tech businesses here…She is in the preliminary process of enlisting the services of state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, in an attempt to craft legislation that would address these matters.

April 02, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: On an undisclosed Bay Area freeway over the past couple of weeks, a camera system has been counting the people inside every vehicle in the carpool lane in an experiment to detect cheaters.

March 31, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: The request by PG&E comes weeks before state lawmakers expect to vote on a bill that would require all California companies that provide electricity, gas, water — and even phone service in some cases — to pass along their federal tax savings to customers. The bill, SB1028, by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would compel the state’s Public Utilities Commission to reduce customers’ rates within 90 days of determining how much of a tax break each utility will receive.

March 29, 2018

KRON 4:  California state Sen. Jerry Hill is pushing a bill that would mean anyone under 21 could lose their license if caught using marijuana and then driving. He talked to Catherine Heenan on Thursday about the zero tolerance legislation he's introduced.

March 28, 2018

Queerty: In June of 2016, Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Mike Gatto and then Senator Mark Leno announced a huge agreement to transfer oversight of ride-sharing companies from the California Public Utilities Commission to the California State Transportation Agency which includes the Department of Motor Vehicles. This could quite possibly even things up a bit more on our city streets.