Press Releases

Sep 29, 2014

Reps. George Miller and Barbara Lee Announce Innovative Solutions to Fighting Crime in the East Bay

Efforts in the East Bay to reduce high crime rates are getting a boost from a new federal initiative being unveiled today in Washington, announced Reps. George Miller (D-Martinez) and Barbara lee (D-Oakland), whose constituents in Richmond and Oakland are expected to benefit from the new program.

Sep 23, 2014

George Miller to Keynote Bay-Delta Water Conference on Collaborative Solutions

U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez), a leader on environmental issues in Congress and former chairman of House Natural Resources Committee, will participate in a conference Wednesday focused on collaborative solutions protecting the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary.

Sep 15, 2014

Miller Praises House Passage of Child Care and Development Block Grant Rewrite

Issues: Education

Rep. George Miller and senior members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce praise the House’s passage of a bill to improve and reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act.

Aug 12, 2014

Local student to attend U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Class of 2018

Rep. George miller recognizes local student, Eve Watterson, for her acceptance tot he U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for the Class of 2018.

Jul 31, 2014

Miller applauds low rate increase for health insurance in 2015 in California

Issues: Healthcare

Low rate increases for health insurance plans in the Covered California marketplace is evidence the Affordable Care Act benefiting individuals and families in California and across the country.

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.