Press Releases

March 16, 2009

South San Francisco and San Diego (March 17, 2009) - California's life sciences industry applauded Speaker Karen Bass's appointment of Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo) to chair the Assembly's Select Committee on Biotechnology.

March 05, 2009

Bill Proposal Focuses on Truck Debris and Highway Safety

February 27, 2009

Legislation Builds on 20 California Locales Who Have Implemented city/county Prohibitions

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo) Introduced AB 1358 today which prohibits the use of polystyrene (Styrofoam) in food packaging.

February 13, 2009

Monthly Award Recognizes Local Groups that Benefit the Community and the Environment

Half Moon Bay, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo) presented his first Environmental Leadership Award today to New Leaf Community Markets in Half Moon Bay.  This monthly award will be given to entities within the 19th Assembly District that demonstrate environmentally sound and sustainable practices.

January 14, 2009

Contact: Nate Solov @ 916-319-2019

Assembly Speaker Announces Legislative Committee Assignments

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo) was appointed to chair the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services today.  The committee has jurisdiction over 20 departments and agencies including the Health and Human Services Agency, the Department of Health Care Services, the Department of Mental Health, and the Department of Child Support Services. 

December 09, 2008

Contact: Nate Solov @ 916-319-2019

Part of Bipartisan Group to Solve the State’s Fiscal Emergency

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo) was appointed by Assembly Speaker Karen Bass today to the Assembly’s Budget Committee for the 2009-2010 Extraordinary Session.  The Committee will have its first hearing Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in Sacramento focusing on the budget deficit’s impact on state transportation infrastructure projects. 

December 03, 2008

Contact: Pablo Espinoza @ 916-319-2408