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March 25, 2011

San Mateo County Times

By Joshua Melvin - 03/25/2011

SAN MATEO -- A retailer that sells cigarettes to kids has to get caught in the act eight times in two years before it could lose its tobacco sales license, and even then revocation is unlikely.

February 16, 2011

TechAmerica, the leading national technology trade association, awarded Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, with its California Regional Technology Leader distinction for Northern California. This honor recognizes the assemblyman’s contributions to California's high-tech industry during the 2010 Legislative Session and his commitment to job growth in this vital economic sector.

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January 08, 2011

Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has introduced a bill that would limit the pension benefits available to highly paid workers in all public retirement programs – including UC's.

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December 20, 2010

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook is Time's "Person of the Year" but the man of the week on the Peninsula has got to be Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo. Hill deserves a round of applause for successfully fighting San Francisco's proposal to impose a $6 toll on everybody entering the city at the San Mateo County line.

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December 15, 2010

Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, should be applauded for standing up to San Francisco officials and suggesting a regional approach to solving transportation issues. San Francisco has a long history of making decisions that negatively impact San Mateo County, which supplies a tremendous amount of its workers and visitors.

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December 02, 2010

Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has announced his third annual "Oughta Be A Law ... Or Not" contest, in which residents of the 19th Assembly District offer an idea for a law to improve the quality of life in San Mateo County.

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October 11, 2010

Assemblyman Jerry Hill has quickly gotten up to speed in Sacramento.

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June 25, 2010

Students at the College of San Mateo were able to trim about $10 billion of California’s $19 billion deficit in a budget challenge game last night put together by state Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo.

The California Budget Challenge is an interactive game developed by Next 10, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit agency that Noel Perry heads.

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June 25, 2010

Students at the College of San Mateo were able to trim about $10 billion of California’s $19 billion deficit in a budget challenge game last night put together by state Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo.

The California Budget Challenge is an interactive game developed by Next 10, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit agency that Noel Perry heads.

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June 24, 2010

The hundreds of Coastside locals who showed up to anti-whaling protests in May have cause to celebrate. "Save the whales" turned from an impassioned chant into actual legislation when San Mateo Assemblyman Jerry Hill and two other state legislators introduced a measure June 14 urging the federal government to continue its support of the international whaling ban.