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A worker surveys a burned home near the epicenter of the gas line explosion that devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Pipeline Safety Bills

Assemblyman Jerry Hill was in San Francisco Monday morning to announce that three bills he authored that focus on natural gas pipeline safety were signed into law over the weekend.

09/24/2012

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

PG&E Reforms Sought As San Bruno Marks 2 Years Since Explosion

As nearly two years have passed since a San Bruno neighborhood was rocked by a natural gas pipeline explosion, Assemblyman Jerry Hill met with survivors at the blast site Tuesday to discuss efforts to reform the utilities.

09/04/2012

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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

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President Obama Announces Bay Area Visit

Details were released this week of yet another planned visit to the Bay Area by President Barack Obama as he tries to raise money for his re-election campaign.

07/11/2012

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Assemblyman Proposes New Legislation For Party Buses In San Francisco

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill held a news conference in San Francisco Monday morning to highlight his proposed legislation that would add restrictions on “party buses” that allow alcohol and provide rides to nightclubs.

07/02/2012

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Bill Proposed To Ensure PG&E Blast Fine Is Spent On Pipeline Upgrades

Assemblyman Jerry Hill says he doesn’t want fines PG&E will pay to California for the San Bruno pipeline fire and explosion to be swallowed up by the state’s general fund.

05/29/2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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