In the News

June 23, 2017

Los Angeles Times: Twenty-eight California state legislators, including the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate and Assembly, signed a letter to Calvert urging that Congress reject Trump’s proposal to end federal funding.

June 22, 2017

Mercury News: Senate Bill 797 by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would authorize county governments and transit authorities to place a 1/8-cent sales tax hike on a future ballot — amounting to an extra penny for every $8 spent.

June 22, 2017

Railway, Track & Structures: A group of California state legislators, led by State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), introduced legislation that would authorize the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which oversees Caltrain, to put a one-eighth-cent sales tax measure before the voters of San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to fund the rail service's capital and operating costs.

June 21, 2017 Senate Bill 797 authorizes Caltrain’s operators to put a 1/8-cent sales tax before voters to fund rail service improvements and operations.

June 20, 2017

Celebrity Net Worth: For five years now, billionaire Indian-American entrepreneur Vinod Khosla has been embroiled in a legal battle over Half Moon Bay, California's Martins Beach. Khosla bought Martins Beach for $32.8 million in 2008. The beach's previous owners had always allowed the public to access the beach. For the first two years, Khosla played along and allowed access to the beach. Then he restricted access...

June 20, 2017

East Bay Times: Patients deserve to know when their doctors are on probation, one misstep away from losing their licenses to practice medicine. Credit the state Senate with finally pushing for transparency. Even the California Medical Board, the regulatory agency led by doctors, has begun to recognize this is a legitimate issue.

June 19, 2017

Sacramento Bee: A bill from state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would allow the State Lands Commission to direct $1 million into a new fund set up solely for the Martins Beach land acquisition, and possibly use eminent domain to take control of 6.4 acres sought to guarantee public access.

June 16, 2017

ABC 10: In January, the Dental Board of California released a final report on a pediatric anesthesia study, at the request of Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) and as a requirement of Caleb's Law.

June 16, 2017

Mercury News: Hooray for Jerry Hill, the Democratic state senator from San Mateo, who continues to hold moneyed-interests, such as PG&E and Vinod Kholsa, amongst others, accountable and their feet to the fire when they try and walk over the public’s best interests.

June 15, 2017

The Almanac: The public is invited to grab a coffee and have a talk with California Sen. Jerry Hill on Saturday, June 17, at the Woodside Bakery & Cafe in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center, 325 Sharon Road in Menlo Park.