In the News

November 03, 2018

Palo Alto Online: As the evening unfolded, we moved from singing to listening to faith leaders and other speakers, alternating several speakers at a time between songs that were uplifting in words and sound. But oh, all the rabbis, the Muslim leaders, the reverend of All Saints Episcopal Church, the young student from Kehillah Jewish High School, the Hindu leader and her son, and state Sen. Jerry Hill who spoke to us, and all those other faith leaders, like the reverend of University AME Zion church, who thronged the "bimah" at the end, how they moved me and so many, many people to tears and "Amens" and applause.

November 03, 2018

KTVU: State Senator Jerry Hill and Congresswoman Jackie Speier were among those in attendance. Speier made reference to the explosives sent to prominent Democrats.

November 01, 2018

Daily Journal:“Either it’s going to happen with us approving it in the general plan and controlling the process, or the state is going to do it,” said Conway, regarding housing development. “So pick your poison.” His argument is built on draft legislation floated last year as part of the housing law package threatening to compel development at the site. In response to the bill crafted by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D- San Mateo, Conway and his colleagues on the Brisbane City Council approved floating a scaled down development proposal to voters...

October 24, 2018

Capitola Soquel Times: Senate Bill 1448 (Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo): Starting in July 2019, your physicians, surgeons, podiatrists, acupuncturists, chiropractors and osteopathic and naturopathic doctors will have to inform you if they are on probation for ethical violations like gross negligence, substance abuse, inappropriate prescribing or sexual misconduct, before they can treat you.

October 18, 2018

Mercury News: Coming on the heels of PG&E’s victories in September with the state Legislature and outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown, the prospect of a $1.50 jump in monthly bills for customers drew opposition from state Sen. Jerry Hill, whose district includes parts of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.“PG&E was able this year to fool the Legislature, PG&E fooled the governor and now they are trying to fool the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,” Sen. Hill said. “Any opportunity that PG&E has to get into ratepayer’s wallets, they are going to do it."

October 17, 2018

NBC Bay Area/KNTV 11:  State Senator Jerry Hill says 6 percent of California forests actually belong to the federal governor and the Trump Administration should bear some responsibility.


October 17, 2018

KFBK News Radio: PG&E shut off the electricity for tens of thousands of customers during high winds Sunday night in fire-prone areas of El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Lake and Napa counties and didn't fully restore it until late yesterday afternoon. KFBK talked to State Senator Jerry Hill about it. 

October 11, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Last year, Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation [SB 611 by Senator Hill] aimed at preventing placard fraud. The legislation requires the DMV to annually compare its record of disabled placards against the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File as well as state databases of the deceased.

October 08, 2018

CBS SF Bay Area/KPIX 5: The deadly crash in New York is spotlighting safety concerns that were also brought forth in 2013 when this modified limo caught fire on the San Mateo Bridge trapping and killing five women four others escaped. “This is the sad part and I think what happened in New York kind of highlights that: That it doesn't take much to get into the business of driving someone around in a vehicle or limousine…,” [said Senator Jerry Hill].

October 08, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: “To be able to actually identify and let someone know that shaking will begin in 30 seconds, in 20 seconds or in 5 seconds, whatever it is, is incredible,” said state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, as he stood in the Downtown Berkeley BART Station following the demonstration. “This is not just a game changer. It’s a lifesaver.”