Press Releases

June 22, 2010

Measure Will Allow Retailers to Stop Illegal Sales Using Real Time Electronic System

Sacramento, CA - Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s (D - San Mateo) legislation creating a statewide electronic tracking system to prevent meth production passed out of the Senate Public Safety Committee today with bipartisan support.

June 14, 2010

Measure Urges International Commission to Uphold Whaling Moratorium

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymembers Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), Jared Huffman (D-Marin) and Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara) introduced legislation this week calling on the federal government to oppose a proposal by the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the international governing body tasked with the regulation of whaling, to lift a 24-year whaling moratorium.

June 02, 2010

Measure Could Take Up To 10,000 Repeat DUI Drivers Off The Road Each Year

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s (D - San Mateo) legislation to crack down on repeat DUI offenders passed the State Assembly today with unanimous bipartisan support.  Assembly Bill 1601 would authorize judges to revoke a license for ten years for individuals who receive three or more DUIs in a ten-year period.

May 25, 2010

Education and Local Governments Fully Funded

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo), Chair of the Assembly Democratic Caucus, and his caucus colleagues, released their initial budget proposal today that will solve the state’s budget deficit without raising taxes on consumers while protecting 438,000 private sector jobs.

May 20, 2010

Measure Would Inform Parents About Free Car Seat Inspection Locations

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s (D - San Mateo) measure to protect children from improperly installed car seats passed the State Assembly today with bipartisan support.

May 12, 2010

SACRAMENTO - As the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee passed legislation to limit openly carrying firearms in public places, results from a national survey were released indicating the public’s serious discomfort with the practice.

Assembly Bill 1934 would prohibit openly carrying handguns in public places.

April 06, 2010

Measure Would Improve Disclosure on Mail Solicitations

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s (D - San Mateo) legislation to improve disclosure on mail solicitations was approved by the Assembly Business and Professions Committee today.

March 11, 2010

Measures would lead to on-time budgets and increase government efficiency

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D – San Mateo) today joined with members of the Legislature to advance government reform measures developed by the bipartisan coalition California Forward.

March 05, 2010

Collaboration with California Dental Association served over 200

San Mateo, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) co-hosted a free dental screening clinic for more than 200 pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students at Spruce Elementary School in South San Francisco on Friday, March 5.

Approximately 100 pre-kindergarten students and 110 kindergarten students had their teeth checked for signs of decay and were given lessons on proper brushing and flossing techniques.

March 04, 2010

Award honors Half Moon Bay doctor as an exemplary Californian

Sacramento, CA – In a ceremony on March 8 at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) will honor Josephina Enriquez, MD as the 19th Assembly District’s Woman of the Year. All 80 Assemblymembers and their honorees participate in this annual program which recognizes exemplary California women from across the state.