In the News

February 15, 2018

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

Los Angeles Times: California minors with special needs or severe disabilities who rely on marijuana for medical purposes would be allowed to use the drug at their school under legislation introduced this week by state Sen. Jerry Hill

February 14, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle/ 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 13, 2018

South San Francisco The group reached an admirable milestone this year— making a Valentine for every CA National Guard soldier and airman deployed abroad.

February 12, 2018

ABC 30/KFSN: A San Mateo State Senator believes PG&E could benefit from President Trump's federal tax overhaul, and he wants to make sure the money goes back to the customers.

February 11, 2018

Scot Scoop: In one of many attempts to further enhance transportation in San Mateo County, state senator Jerry Hill and assembly member Kevin Mullin recently carried out legislation that has enabled the county transit district as well as the county of San Mateo to place a ballot measure in front of voters to approve an additional 1/2 cent per $1 sales tax to help fund transportation improvements

February 09, 2018

Vice News: Despite the controversial nature of child weddings, no state in the US has actually banned the practice outright. Last year, Democratic State Senator Jerry Hill attempted to make California the first, but ran into opposition from the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood.

February 09, 2018 A California lawmaker has introduced a bill aiming to pass any savings to utilities from recent federal tax changes back to consumers. Sen. Jerry Hill Thursday introduced SB 1028, which would require the Public Utilities Commission to adjust the rates charged by utilities like Pacific Gas and Electric so any tax savings would be passed along to customers.

February 08, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: The bill — SB 1028, from state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo — would apply to companies that provide electricity, gas, water or in some cases telephone services. It would require the California Public Utilities Commission, which oversees such companies, to adjust customers’ rates within 90 days of determining how much each utility will save.