Press Releases

April 27, 2009

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has postponed his Assembly Bill 1431 in favor of a special hearing of the Select Committee on Ports to examine the pollution control measures being implemented by the ports of Oakland, Long Beach and Los Angeles.

April 21, 2009

Committee Will Leverage Federal Funding and Focus on Economic Recovery

April 15, 2009

Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) will honor Nona’s Kitchen this Friday with his April Environmental Leadership Award for voluntary using only biodegradable products rather than Styrofoam food containers. The restaurant also recycles their cooking oil, buys from local farmers and uses environmentally friendly cleaning products. Each month Assemblymember Hill recognizes entities within the 19th Assembly District that demonstrate environmentally sound and sustainable practices.

April 14, 2009

Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, sent the following letter to members of the Legislature today to share the most up to date information regarding the Air Resources Board’s requirement for gas stations to install enhanced vapor recovery (EVR) equipment.


April 14, 2009

Members of the California Legislature
State Capitol
Sacramento, CA  95814

Dear Fellow Legislator:

April 06, 2009

Council to Oversee Federal Stimulus Dollars for Law Enforcement

Sacramento, CA – On Friday, April 3, Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, was appointed by Assembly Speaker Karen Bass to serve on the California Council on Criminal Justice.  The Council reviews and revises the comprehensive state plan for the improvement of criminal justice and delinquency prevention while establishing priorities for the use of available federal funds.

April 02, 2009

Bills Advance to Reduce State Costs and Ensure Absentee Votes Are Counted

Sacramento, CA – The Assembly Elections Committee voted 7-0 in favor of AB 84, legislation authored by Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, which gives Californians who vote by mail the ability to verify that their ballots were counted.  Among those who testified in support of the bill was Warren Slocum, Chief Elections Officer for the County of San Mateo.  The bill now heads to the Appropriations Committee.

March 30, 2009

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

Burlingame, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D - San Mateo) presented his March 2009 Environmental Leadership Award today to Intraline Inc. headquartered in Burlingame.  This monthly award is given to entities within the 19th Assembly District that demonstrate environmentally sound and sustainable practices.

“Intraline has a long history of utilizing sustainable business practices and using / promoting energy efficient products,” said Assemblymember Hill.

March 26, 2009

Celebrates National Boys and Girls Club Week

Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) will honor the Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club for its ability to provide youth with the skills necessary to make a positive impact on our community.

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