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.
Good news just out in the effort to ensure that workers get paid a decent day’s wage for a decent day’s work—the Securities and Exchange Commission has announced a new rule to ensure that companies disclose the ratio of their CEO’s pay to their average worker’s pay.
A new non-partisan study by the Kaiser Family Foundation that came out this week “is the broadest look yet at what consumers will pay for health insurance when the Affordable Care Act takes full effect next year,” according to Bloomberg, and it finds that costs for plans on the health insurance exchanges set up under the Act will be affordable.
CONCORD, CA - U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Contra Costa County) issued the following statement today following President Obama's announcement that he would seek Congressional approval to strike Syria:
As Congress has debated comprehensive immigration reform over the last several months, a wide range of studies, letters and testimony have demonstrated that the time for immigration reform has come. But some of the strongest evidence yet has just come out—and it’s not in Washington.
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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the senior Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, issued the following statement after this morning’s Supreme Court decisions regarding marriage equality:
“Today’s Supreme Court rulings mark an enormous step forward in the battle for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans to be treated as full-fledged citizens. Of course there is much more work to do to ensure full marriage equality across the country, but today signals a major advancement in this critically important struggle.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With major Supreme Court decisions on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 imminent, U.S. Rep. George Miller (D- Contra Costa County) joined NOH8 On The Hill’s third annual photo event in support of marriage equality and equal rights for all Americans. Miller, posing with NOH8 tattoo and duct tape, joined nearly 70 new Members of Congress participating in this year’s photo shoot on Capitol Hill.
U.S. Rep. George Miller joined 19 other members of Congress this week in a letter to the Boy Scouts of America encouraging them to end their policy of discrimination against gay youths, and to open their ranks to LGBT leadership.