Assemblyman Jerry Hill

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

San Bruno Blast Survivors Call For New Leadership At CPUC

Several survivors of the pipeline explosion that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood offered emotional testimony Thursday calling on state regulators to reopen public hearings to determine how much Pacific Gas and Electric will pay for its role in the tragedy.

10/11/2012

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PUC To Decide If PG&E Customers Should Pay For Pipe Upgrade

The California Public Utilities Commission is expected to make a decision about whether PG&E customers will have to cover the cost for pipe upgrades, possibly as soon as this week.

08/20/2012

SmartMeter protesters gathered outside of Monday's PG&E shareholder meeting. (CBS)

PG&E Earns $260M Last Quarter, Shareholders Meeting Met By Protests

PG&E is reporting higher earnings this last quarter than the same time last year despite penalties from the San Bruno pipeline explosion.

05/14/2012

A firefighter walks around the massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in a San Bruno. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

California Regulators Weigh Who Will Pay For Costly PG&E Upgrades

Pacific Gas and Electric has asked state regulators for permission to pass along to consumers the cost of upgrading its natural gas transmission system to safety standards adopted after the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.

03/19/2012

Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo.) (CBS)

San Mateo Lawmaker Meets With Man Who Broke Into His Home

Mark Harvin was 18, and high on crystal meth and alcohol, when he broke into a garage that turned out to belong to a state assemblyman a decade ago.

02/17/2012

San Bruno explosion, gas pipeline

Lawmaker Claims PG&E Would Profit From Pipeline Upgrade

Assemblyman Jerry Hill and a consumer watchdog group want the PUC to intervene in a proposal in which they claim PG&E would profit off of ratepayers for gas line improvements in the wake of the San Bruno explosion.

02/02/2012

Michael Peevey

CPUC President Responds To Critics Over Pipeline Investigation

The president of the California Public Utilities Commission was widely criticized for appointing himself in charge of the penalty phase of the San Bruno pipeline explosion investigation, and now, CPUC President Michael Peevey said that he won’t be working alone on the probe.

02/01/2012

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

Peninsula Lawmaker Wants More Stringent Pipeline Reform

Assemblyman Jerry Hill said progress is being made but the state needs more reforms regarding pipeline safety.

01/10/2012

California State Capitol

Peninsula Legislator Asks Voters To Suggest New Laws

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill is encouraging his Peninsula constituents to submit ideas for new laws.

12/26/2011

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Assemblywoman Wants Legislature To Work Part-Time

A Bakersfield lawmaker wants California’s State Legislators to work part time and take a pay cut.

12/10/2011

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