Most recently, he worked to pass a bill enabling 17-year-olds to be treated as juveniles, rather than adult-level criminals, in most cases. Gov. Deval Patrick signed the bill into law in September.
Hill said he’s ready for a ninth term.
“I love this job because I get to help people every day,” he said. “I get to interact with constituents every day. This job helps me assist seniors, veterans and all those I serve.”
Material from the State House News Service was used in this report.