Press Releases

September 10, 2009

Government efficiency and consumer protection bills clear Legislature

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, marked the completion of a successful first legislative year by sending ten reforms to the governor.

“I am hopeful that the governor will sign these bills as they produce cost savings through government efficiency and provide improved consumer protection,” said Assemblymember Hill.

September 04, 2009

San Mateo County resolution used as model for state

Sacramento - Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, announced today the approval by the state Legislature of the Children’s Bill of Rights, a resolution supporting fair treatment of and investment in California’s youth.

“The success of all children should always be a top priority in California and across the nation. We must not forget our duty to provide a healthy environment in which future generations can flourish,” Assemblymember Hill said.

September 04, 2009

AB 1397 updates law to meet technological advances

Sacramento - Assemblymember Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, announced today unanimous approval by the state Legislature of AB 1397, a bill that will allow couples with an HIV or HTLV positive partner to use assisted reproductive technology to have children without the risk associated with unassisted conception.

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.