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March 24, 2017 School district and county office of education trustees flooded the Capitol on Tuesday, March 21 to meet with legislators and to recognize Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) and Assemblymember Adam Gray (D-Merced) for their advocacy on behalf of California's public schools.

March 22, 2017

Philippine News: "Today is not about politics...but about volunteerism," San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa said at the crowded school auditorium before inviting state Senators Jerry Hill and Scott Wiener and Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Kevin Mullin to join him onstage to affirm the diversity of the constituency and assure their support "especially in this administration.”

March 22, 2017

Capital Public Radio: A Democratic lawmaker presented two gun safety laws Tuesday that would seek to reduce gun theft and improve tracking of licensed weapons.

March 21, 2017

Los AngelesTimes: Under the legislation by state Sen. Jerry Hill police and sheriff's departments would have to submit a plan to local officials — and present it at an open hearing — on what surveillance technology they employ and how, including facial recognition software, drones and social media


March 17, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Under 18 and want to get hitched? In California, you need signed permission from a single parent or legal guardian, an interview and approval from the court. Soon, you might need to wait until 18 no matter who signs off...Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said he is introducing the bill Friday in hopes of protecting all minors, and protecting women’s rights.

March 15, 2017

Half Moon Bay Review: The proposal has already earned the support of state Sen. Jerry Hill, state Assemblymembers Kevin Mullin and Marc Berman, as well as the State Coastal Conservancy, which paid for much of the dredge design work. San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley has also expressed support for the grant and requested $1 million in matching funds from the county, according to Nelson.

March 15, 2017

Half Moon Bay Review: In February, Rep. Anna Eshoo toured the area with San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley and state Sen. Jerry Hill. On Jan. 26, Eshoo sent letters to the Federal Authority Management Agency and the Federal Highway Administration requesting assistance.

March 13, 2017

Mountain View Voice: "California is serious about encouraging the development, testing and deployment of safe autonomous vehicles,” state Sen. Jerry Hill said in a statement. "The completion of the regulations is important so our state can maintain its leading edge in this competitive field.”

March 12, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Hill said the doctor-patient relationship is eroded when doctors hide the fact that they are on probation. At a hearing last month in Sacramento on the medical board’s renewal, Hill pointed to examples of male doctors in his own San Mateo County who are required as part of their probation to have a third party in the room when seeing female patients.

March 09, 2017

San Mateo Patch: State Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymember Kevin Mullin hold an open house for constituents from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, in San Mateo.