In the News

November 22, 2017

Daily Journal: Placing the sales tax on next year’s ballot requires approval from both the county and transit district boards, and is permitted in a new state law authored by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco. State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, also created a law that could allow San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to ask for an eighth-cent sales tax increase to fund Caltrain. 

November 22, 2017

Half Moon Bay Review: State Sen. Jerry Hill, whose district includes the Coastside, is asking local residents to submit their ideas to his 10th annual Oughta Be a Law ... Or Not Contest. The deadline for contest entries is Jan. 12, 2018.

November 20, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, suspects the Wine Country fires prodded the commission to move forward with its proposed rules, so long in the making. “It’s a slow process because it’s bureaucratic, and perhaps it allows more utility involvement and influence than appropriate,” he said.

November 20, 2017

San Diego Reader: It's pretty obvious why Edison and PG&E are supporting SDG&E, says Sen. Jerry Hill of the13th state senate district. Those two utilities want to pass along similar costs to their ratepayers, says Hill in a letter he sent this week to the commission. 

November 17, 2017

Mendocino County Today: PG&E and PUC critic state Senator Jerry Hill, D-Redwood City, called the mapping delays “an outrageous example of negligence by a regulatory agency.”

November 16, 2017

San Mateo-Foster City School District

Senator Jerry Hill visited San Mateo Park Elementary today to thank a student artist and his teacher for donating the handmade artwork that decorated or Senator Hill's Outstanding Legislator of the Year award from the California School Board Association.

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November 15, 2017

San Diego Union-Tribune: A state senator sent a letter Wednesday to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), urging a rejection of a request by San Diego Gas & Electric to pass $379 million to ratepayers for costs associated with three deadly wildfires that scorched San Diego County 10 years ago. Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, addressed the letter to all five CPUC commissioners, who have final say in the case.

November 14, 2017

Cision: The California Massage Therapy Council names Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties) as Legislator of the Year for the 2017 legislative session.

November 13, 2017

CSBA:  The California School Boards Association is pleased to announce that it has presented Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) with CSBA’s 2017 Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award. Senator Hill was presented the award.

November 07, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle:  In 2016, the Legislature passed and the governor signed a bill by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, making it a crime to leave a gun unsecured in an unattended vehicle. It should also take up Hill’s stalled legislation requiring law enforcement agencies to systematically account for their firearms and report when they are lost or stolen. It’s a cruel irony when weapons purchased by the public for our protection end up putting us in greater danger.