Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, has been named Democratic Caucus chair by new Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles.
“It’s a good position and I’m looking forward to it,” Hill said Thursday.
Hill’s position will entail heading up caucus meetings and trying to forge agreement among Assembly Democrats on key issues, among other duties.
The assemblyman will be in town for two events Saturday.
First up is “Java with Jerry” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. . at Il Piccolo Caffe, located at 1219 Broadway in Burlingame. It’s an opportunity for constituents to discuss issues of concern with their state rep in an informal setting.
And from 10 a.m. to noon, Hill will help out at a free child car seat safety check at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center at 725 Monte Diablo Ave. in San Mateo.