Press Releases

August 27, 2009

SAN MATEO – Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, will hold additional “sidewalk office hours” at farmers’ markets throughout San Mateo County beginning Saturday, August 29. Hill encourages community members to visit with questions and concerns about state issues.

July 22, 2009

SAN MATEO – Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, will hold “sidewalk office hours” at farmers’ markets throughout San Mateo County beginning Saturday, July 25. Hill encourages community members to visit with questions and concerns about state issues.

May 28, 2009

Half Moon Bay and Styrofoam Bills to be Voted on by Entire Assembly Next Week

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s, D-San Mateo, legislation to provide financial assistance to the city of Half Moon Bay and ban the use of Styrofoam food packaging in California passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee this afternoon.

May 18, 2009

Money Will Go Towards New Computer Equipment, Technology Upgrades

South San Francisco, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, presented a check for $5,000 to Spruce Elementary School today in South San Francisco. Assemblymember Hill visited Spruce school in February and applied for the grant funds, noting the school’s outstanding academic achievements but out-of-date computers and electronic equipment.

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.