Press Releases

Jul 17, 2014

Congressional App Challenge Winners Announced

A team of young women from Northgate High School has won the first ever 2014 11th District Congressional App Challenge, U.S. Rep. George Miller announced this week.

Jul 2, 2014

Reps. Miller, Matsui, Thompson & Garamendi Send Letter Requesting Immediate Action to Improve Safety of Crude Oil Shipped by Rail

Representatives George Miller (CA-11), Doris Matsui (CA_06), Mike Thompson (CA-05), and John Garamendi (CA-03) sent a letter expressing strong concern over the increased shipments of crude oil by rail in their districts, and calling for action to increase safety.

Jun 10, 2014

Miller Applauds Vergara Decision, Affirms Students' Right to Equity in Education

Issues: Education

Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), senior Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, released a statement in response to today’s decision in the Vergara v. California case, in which a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that three state laws regarding teacher tenure and dismissal are unconstitutional because they infringe upon poor and minority students’ right to an equitable education.

Jun 9, 2014

President Obama’s new plan will help millions manage their student debt

Issues: Education

President Obama’s student loan plan, unveiled today, will help millions of individuals who have already borrowed for college better manage their debt, said U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez).

Jun 2, 2014

Miller praises EPA clean power announcement

Rep. Miller issued the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 'Clean Power Plan' to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants.

May 16, 2014

Reps. Miller, Conyers, and Scott Honor Brown v. Board Anniversary, Call for Examination of Education Equity Today

Issues: Education

At the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, much more must be done to reduce segregation and increase equity in our school system, say Representatives George Miller, John Conyers, and Bobby Scott.

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.