In the News

November 07, 2017

Daily Journal: "This will be outstanding,” said state. Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, jokingly referring to the antiquated condition of the city’s existing station east of Highway 101, at 590 Dubuque Ave.

November 06, 2017

NBC Bay Area: PG&E auditors allow one out of 100 trees they check to violate state power line clearance standards, NBC Bay Area has learned. But critics say one out of 100 is one too many.

November 06, 2017

NBC Bay Area: "It is pure negligence. How many people have to die? How many more killings will there be?" said State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo. "Crimes will be committed because of weapons left in law enforcement vehicles."

November 06, 2017

KTVU: "You can't legislate common sense," Hilll said. "What we're seeing is actions that indicate that people aren't getting the message, their officers are not getting the message that they have a responsibility to secure those weapons in a way that they can't be stolen and then used in a crime."

November 05, 2017

ABC 7 News:  State Senator Jerry Hill is flabbergasted. He passed legislation in 2016, requiring both citizens and police officers to store and secure handguns in cars. "You can't legislate common sense. Law enforcement officials are not getting it. You have to secure these weapons, we need to do something to make this happen," said Senator Jerry Hill.

November 03, 2017

Daily Democrat: “This is outrageous that PG&E is seeking a rate hike,” Senator Hill said. “Where I draw the line is if it was shown that it was due to their negligence, as was the case in previous tragedies, then ratepayers should not be held liable for PG&E’s negligence.”

November 02, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: State Sen. Jerry Hill wants the potential role of these devices examined. “Frankly, not turning off the reclosers could have started many if not all of the fires,” said Hill, D-San Mateo.

November 01, 2017

NBC Bay Area: Two years ago, State Sen. Jerry Hill asked whether PG&E would follow the example of the states’ other two major utilities in vowing to idle their reclose technology during periods of high fire danger.

November 01, 2017

Chico Enterprise-Record:If that’s ever proven, one state senator demanded, PG&E should be broken up. Said Democrat Jerry Hill of San Mateo, a persistent thorn in utilities’ sides, “If we find that in this particular case — and we don’t know the cause yet — then frankly I don’t think PG&E should do business in California any more,” he said.

November 01, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Wiener, Beall and Hill each said Tuesday that they support whistle-blower protections for legislative employees and would vote in favor of Melendez’s bill if given the chance.