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September 09, 2013

San Bruno Patch: Senator Jerry Hill’s legislation allowing voters to confirm their mail-in ballot was counted was signed today by the governor.

September 07, 2013

Palo Alto Online: Legislation that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a four-track rail system on the Peninsula was signed into law Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

September 06, 2013

San Bruno Patch: Governor signs bills by Senator Jerry Hill to limit high-speed tail to two tracks on the Peninsula and protect non-threatening mountain lions that wander into neighborhoods.

September 06, 2013

San Mateo County Times: Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday offering sweeping new protections to mountain lions, the state's top predator.

September 06, 2013

Oakland Tribute: Three years after an explosion resulting from PG&E blunders blew up a San Bruno neighborhood, killing eight people and destroying 38 homes, many questions concerning punishment, prosecution, legal liability and progress in making the utility's aging natural gas pipelines safer remain unanswered. "So many things are still up in the air," said state Sen. Jerry Hill.

September 05, 2013

San Bruno Patch: The number of scams targeting local residents are soaring, and seniors are frequently victimized. Put this in your planner now.

August 26, 2013

Legislature Sends Governor Bill by Senator Jerry Hill Limiting High-Speed Rail on the Peninsula to Two Tracks Along Caltrain Right-of-Way

Senate Bill 557 Would Close Loophole and Minimize Disruption to Peninsula Communities

San Bruno Patch: The Legislature today approved a bill by Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, that would create an additional safeguard restricting high-speed rail through the Peninsula to a blended, primarily two-track system to minimize impacts to communities along the Caltrain right-of-way.

August 26, 2013

Miami Herald: California pharmacists would be allowed to dispense substitute medications that are biologically similar to brand-name treatments under a bill that cleared the state Assembly on Monday.

August 26, 2013

San Mateo County Times: A proposed law to prevent the needless killing of mountain lions by state wardens cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits the approval of Gov. Jerry Brown.

August 26, 2013

San Bruno Patch: The Legislature today approved and sent to the governor a bill by Senator Jerry Hill that would authorize the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to partner with wildlife groups and nonprofits when responding to reports of mountain lions near residences that do not involve an imminent threat to human life.