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May 30, 2017

Daily Californian: Senate Bill 273 proposed by State Sen. Jerry Hill seeks to amend current California marriage law in an attempt to close this loophole.

May 27, 2017

San Diego Union-Tribune: SB 21, a bill by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would implement statewide standards...The bill enhances fiscal responsibility by providing policymakers with data to evaluate whether a costly technology is as effective as vendors claim.

May 26, 2017

Daily Journal -- State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, jumped a legislative hurdle Thursday with Senate Bill 42 passing the Senate Appropriations Committee.

May 23, 2017

Mercury News: Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, says he wrote Senate Bill 711 after an outcry from residents during this chilly winter over their bills from Pacific Gas & Electric.

May 23, 2017

Patch.com: “Electrification of Caltrain will help ease congestion along the Peninsula, one of the Bay Area’s busiest traffic corridors,” said Senator Hill. “We’re grateful for Secretary Chao’s decision and for the work of our Congressional representatives and our governor to secure funding approval for this critical project.”

May 22, 2017

Mercury News: With a recent court settlement and the revocation of a contractor’s license, state legislators should reflect on why six young people were killed and seven injured in a Berkeley balcony collapse two years ago. And, rather than their milquetoast response thus far that continues to overly protect bad builders, lawmakers should take meaningful action to ensure such a tragedy never happens again.

May 22, 2017

Los Angeles Times: California will likely roll out a limited public earthquake early warning system sometime next year, researchers building the network say.

May 20, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Ever wonder who in the Legislature has passed the most bills, in that paper blizzard chamber of lawmaking? Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has gotten 108 of his bills signed into law, my colleague Taryn Luna wrote the other day.

May 19, 2017

Sacramento Bee: A California licensing board curtailed a massive audit of nursing credentials that it launched late last year, choosing not to finish a project that threatened to overwhelm the small department.

May 18, 2017

East Bay Times: With a recent court settlement and the revocation of a contractor’s license, state legislators should reflect on why six young people were killed and seven injured in a Berkeley balcony collapse two years ago. And, rather than their milquetoast response thus far that continues to overly protect bad builders, lawmakers should take meaningful action to ensure such a tragedy never happens again.