District Matters

WASHINGTON, DCIn response to California’s ongoing drought and the State’s immediate need for increased water storage capacity and long-term water solutions, U.S. Reps. George Miller (CA-11) and Jim Costa (CA-16) introduced new legislation today to expedite construction to expand the Los Vaqueros Reservoir, an existing State water storage project.

WASHINGTON, DC – 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? U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) is now accepting entries for the 2013 Congressional Arts Competition for California’s 11th Congressional District.  Deadline for submissions is the week of April 14, 2014. 

CONCORD, CA – Nearly $9.6 million in federal funds were awarded to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District today, announced U.S. Rep. George Miller (D- Martinez). The funding is intended to support the hiring of firefighters and the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters to bolster local fire crews’ ability to better protect residents from fire hazards.

WASHINGTON, DC – The first non-wired fully electric bus route in the Bay Area is one step closer to completion, announced U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Contra Costa County) today as more than $4.2 million in federal funds were released to the Central Contra Costa County Transit Authority (CCCTA), also known as County Connection, for the next stage of their electric trolley “Free Ride” project.

Miller Applauds Northgate High School for National Sports Safety Award for Concussion Prevention Work
WALNUT CREEK, CA – Standing alongside youth sports safety advocates and a former NFL player, U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA) helped unveil new concussion safety guidelines for teachers to help reduce serious injury to student athletes at a ceremony to award Northgate High School with a Safe Sports School Award. 

Since the beginning of the 20th century, state governments have made efforts to recognize and honor the cultural and historical legacies of Native Americans, but it wasn’t until 1990 that President George H.W. Bush declared the month of November National American Indian Heritage Month.

U.S. Rep. George Miller to hold Town Hall Meetings This Saturday

in Orinda, Walnut Creek, and Pleasant Hill

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month


From September 15th to October 15th we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, the anniversary of independence in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.


Subscribe to RSS - District Matters