PRESIDENT - PACIFICA DEMOCRATS
on the heels of January's "State of the City" address by Mayor Nihart,
the Pacifica Democrats have now asked that an assessment, of where
the State of California now stands and where it is headed, be given to
them by Pacifica's Assembly representative.
In response to that request, on Saturday morning, February 19,2011, 19th District Assemblymember (D-San Mateo) will come to Pacifica
to give a "State of the State" report to the Pacifica Democrats at
their monthly breakfast meeting. The 9:30 a.m. mid-morning meeting will
be held in the rear banquet room of the Sharp Park Golf Course Restaurant, Francisco and Sharp Park Blvds, in Pacifica.
in his second term representing the 19th Assembly District since his
election in November 2008, has proven himself to be a whirlwind of a
legislator, having introduced numerous bills to the .
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, 20 of his bills passed out of the
legislature with 95% of them receiving bi-partisan support, including
measures that address government efficiency, consumer protection, the
environment and public safety.
Hill chairs the Majority Caucus
in the Assembly and is a member of the Assembly Speaker's leadership
team, where he is responsible for negotiating key issues and guiding
legislative priorities. As a member of the newly formed "Committee on
Improving State Government", Hill has been participating in hearings
throughout the state, developing reforms that will make government more
efficient and transparent.
Chairing the Health and Human Services Budget Subcommittee and the Select Committee on Biotechnology, Hill has tackled some of the most pressing issues facing California
including healthcare and economic development. Hill also serves on the
Agriculture, Business, Professions and Consumer Protection, Government
Organization, Natural Resources, and Public Safety committees.
has fought to preserve thousands of acres of parks, open space and
coastal areas in San Mateo County, while working to set tough limits on air pollution and global warming emissions.
Prior to his election to the Assembly, Hill served 17 years in local government, first as a member of the San Mateo City Council and for 10 years as a San Mateo County Supervisor. As a Supervisor, Hill led the effort to expand health insurance coverage to every child in without raising taxes. He helped foster a healthy local business climate and he helped deliver a balanced budget for San Mateo County with a fair approach of cuts, belt tightening and fee increases where appropriate.
He has served on a number of regional boards including the , the Transbay Terminal , the Caltrain Joint Powers Authority, the San Mateo County Transit District and the San Mateo Medical Center.
Hill,a graduate of UC Berkeley, received his teaching credential from San Francisco State University, and is currently a business owner. Hill and his wife, Sky, reside in San Mateo.
The 19th Assembly District includes the cities of Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Daly City, Foster City, , Hillsborough, Millbrae, Pacifica, San Bruno, , South San Francisco and parts of unincorporated San Mateo County.
Pacifica Democrats meetings are open to the public. One does not need
to be either a member of the club or a Democrat to attend.Doors open at
9:00 a.m. Seating is between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Meeting runs from
9:30a.m. - 11:30 a.m. A full breakfast is $12; continental breakfast -
$6; coffee only - $3. However, no purchase is required. For further
information or to RSVP, please call or email: email@example.com.