Press Releases

Apr 10, 2014

Miller, Costa introduce legislation to secure more reliable water supply

Legislation would expedite expansion of Los Vaqueros Reservoir

Apr 8, 2014

To Help Restore Equal Pay for Women, Raise the Minimum Wage and Pass Paycheck Fairness Now

Issues: Labor and Jobs

To mark Equal Pay Day, a day that represents how far into the year women must work to match the amount men earned during the last calendar year, Rep. Miller today issued the following statement.

Mar 19, 2014

Miller Receives Chile’s Top Civilian Award for His Work on Human Rights and Democracy

Issues: Foreign Affairs

The government of Chile resented its highest civilian award to a non-Chilean this week to Congressman Miller for his work in Congress to promote human rights and democracy in Chile.

Mar 11, 2014

Miller calls on Tesoro to strengthen worker safety program

Miller issued the below statement calling on Tesoro to strengthen its worker safety program.

Mar 7, 2014

Small Business Owners Support Miller Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10

Issues: Labor and Jobs

A clear majority of small business owners support raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10, saying it will increase consumer demand that will help them grow and hire more workers, according to a new report issued yesterday.

Feb 26, 2014

Miller pushes for Minimum Wage vote

Issues: Labor and Jobs

Leads effort to force House Republicans to allow vote on his Fair Minimum Wage Act

Feb 26, 2014

Miller calls for High School Student Artists to submit Artwork for National Competition

Are you a high school artist? Do you want a chance at having your artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol and visiting D.C. this June?

Feb 26, 2014

First annual Congressional Student App Challenge now open

Issues: Education

Miller encourages students to put their coding skills to the test and build a brand new “app” for a phone, computer or tablet

Feb 20, 2014

Miller announces $9.6 million in federal funds for local fire protection

Nearly $9.6 million in federal funds were awarded to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District today.

Feb 11, 2014

Northern California Lawmakers push for better drought legislation

Northern California members issued the following statement after legislation aimed to help West Coast farmers and communities during drought conditions was introduced in the U.S. Senate.