In the News

February 24, 2017

ABC10 San Diego: According to a new report, hundreds of doctors across California are on probation, some accused of serious crimes. The report comes ahead of a California State Senate committee meeting.

February 23, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Calling it a “serious consumer protection issue,” state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, chair of the Senate Business Professions and Economic Development Committee, will revive the idea Monday during a committee hearing review of the Medical Board of California.

February 23, 2017

Mercury News: “It’s outrageous that PG&E didn’t report this for three years; there is no excuse for that,” said state Sen. Jerry Hill, whose San Mateo district includes San Bruno.

February 22, 2017

Half Moon Bay Review: State Sen. Jerry Hill has authored a bill aimed at drivers who are impaired from a combined use of alcohol and any drug, including marijuana.

February 17, 2017

Mercury News: State Sen. Jerry Hill, a Democrat whose San Mateo County district includes San Bruno, said safety benchmarks will work — but only if the state Public Utilities Commission properly supervises PG&E. “If the safety metrics are good, then great, but if they present a low bar, then it is a giveaway that does not incentivize safety,” Hill said. “The PUC, which approves funds for employee incentives in general rate cases, should be determining this question.”

February 17, 2017

Highland Community News: Senator Dodd’s bill authorizes community colleges to offer a teacher credentialing program, subject to accreditation by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and approval by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. The bipartisan bill is co-authored by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry and Senators Jerry Hill, Mike McGuire, and Joel Anderson.

February 17, 2017

Daily Journal: While acknowledging the anniversary of former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing an executive order clearing the way for internment of Japanese-American citizens during World War II, locals are raising funds to honor those held in San Bruno.

February 16, 2017

SF Examiner: The bill was introduced by Senator Jerry Hill, as part of his yearly contest “Ought Be a Law…Or Not.” The submission on gun store security was sent in by Redwood City resident Anthony Lazarus, who said a gun store theft on the Peninsula prompted him to enter the contest. During the incident, thieves made off with a number of weapons after driving a car into the front door of the gun store.

February 16, 2017

The Record-Bee: California State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) has said he intends to launch an investigation into the gas and electric rate increases, telling the San Jose Mercury News, “There’s something wrong.”

February 15, 2017

Half Moon Bay Review: California is perhaps not top of mind for federal officials these days. That isn’t stopping our elected officials from pointing to various crises brought by an abnormally wet winter. Over the weekend, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Jerry Hill, San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley and others toured the Santa Cruz Mountains. They promised help from local, state and federal officials after mudslides, road closures, and tears in the very earth that holds lives together in recent days.