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June 10, 2017

Daily Journal: State Sen. Jerry Hill is one turn closer in an effort to reduce fines for one of the most common types of red-light camera tickets. “I don’t want to make it sound as if I condone illegal behavior,” Hill said. “This is still going to be a point [against your license], insurance could go up, you still can go to traffic school. But at least the fine would be appropriate for the violation.”

June 04, 2017

CBS SF Bay Area: Phil Matier discussed climate change and the Trump administration's policies regarding the environment with state Senator Jerry Hill and with Adrianna Quintero from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

June 04, 2017

Press Democrat: Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, author of SB 798, has questioned the Medical Board’s past opposition to patient notification. During a Feb. 27 joint legislative session where various state medical boards were reviewed, Hill pointedly asked, “Why is it that the medical board is reluctant to notify patients when their doctors are on probation?”

June 02, 2017

Daily Journal: Those eager to donate toward reopening Martins Beach are closer to having a chance after the state Senate approved legislation proposed by Sen. Jerry Hill this week.

June 01, 2017

Desert Sun: The bill, SB 21, was carried by Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill, who’s argued that the decisions on how to collect and protect people’s personal information are best made by local and accountable governing bodies.

June 01, 2017

Mercury News: The California Assembly and Senate are voting on hundreds of bills this week before Friday’s deadline to pass measure out of their houses of origin. These bills have cleared that hurdle and will now move to the other chamber for more scrutiny...

May 31, 2017

Palo Alto Online: Word out is homeboy CA State Senator Jerry Hill is keeping the good fight alive by passing Senate Bill 42 through the Senate.

May 30, 2017

KPCC Radio: The California Senate Tuesday approved a bill that would give the state the power to greatly expand the list of so-called superbug infections that hospitals would have to report.

May 30, 2017

Los Angeles Times:

Just months after state voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the state Senate on Tuesday voted to prohibit its use in automobiles because of concerns over drugged driving. A bill by Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) makes it an infraction for drivers and passengers to use marijuana in motor vehicles. Stiffer penalties already exist for motorists found to be driving while impaired by drugs.

May 30, 2017

Capital Public Radio: A California lawmaker wants to lower the fine for drivers who don’t fully stop before turning right at a red light. The proposal faces a deadline in the state Senate this week.