Honoring Our Veterans

Senator Jerry Hill named Redwood City resident Romie Bassetto, who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and now is commander of American Legion District 26, the 2016 Veteran of the Year for California’s 13th Senate District. See photos of the presentation here along with pictures of other honorees in recent years. Read about the 2016 honoree here.

In the News

San Diego Union-Tribune: At the end of the hearing, Senator Hill indicated that he was ready to face obstacles that may be ahead ... "We’ll fight the politics when the time comes,” he said.
November 02, 2016
NBC Bay Area: The number of guns stolen from gun shops in California nearly doubled between 2013 and 2015. Last year, more than 400 guns were reported stolen from California gun stores, according to ATF data. And those are just a fraction of all guns stolen in California.
November 01, 2016
Los Angeles Times: The 43 people who headed out on a motor coach earlier this week to play slot machines at a Salton Sea casino likely had no idea they were betting their lives on what some consider an inadequate patchwork of federal and state protections.
October 26, 2016

Press Releases

Redwood City Resident Romie Bassetto Named Veteran of the Year For California’s 13th Senate District

Romie Bassetto, who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and is the commander of American Legion District 26, has been honored as the Veteran of the Year for California’s 13th Senate District.

November 11, 2016

Hill Joins Santa Clara County Supervisors & San Jose School Leaders to Celebrate Installation of AEDs at Schools

State Senator Jerry Hill joins Santa Clara County Supervisors Cindy Chavez, Ken Yeager and Mike Wasserman, San Jose Unified School District Superintendent Nancy Albarrán and representatives of Racing Hearts to celebrate the installation of...

October 13, 2016

Senator Hill to Introduce Bill Requiring Reporting of Superbug Infections

Senator Jerry Hill announced today that he will introduce legislation in December to compel hospitals throughout the state to report cases of patients with superbugs – antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.

October 10, 2016