Miller announces Return to Learn plan prioritizing student safety as school resumes

$1.3 billion plan implements robust distance learning, safety measures State Rep. Aaron Miller, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, today joined House and Senate colleagues in unveiling a plan to ensure the safety of Michigan students as learning resumes in the fall. The House-Senate plan, announced this morning during a Capitol press…

Rep. Miller: A Michiana Perspective

A lot of people crack jokes about how northern Indiana is in my district—places like LaGrange, Shipshewana, Topeka, Howe, Middlebury, Elkhart—but it really is a thing down here. Michiana, as our border region is affectionately well-known, is a bastion for manufacturing, a nest of Midwestern small-town values, and the heart of Amish Country for Michigan…

House approves plan to create first county-owned dark sky preserve in Cass County

The Michigan House today approved state Rep. Aaron Miller’s plan to designate the Dr. T.K. Lawless County Park in Cass County as a dark sky preserve. Miller’s legislation, which received overwhelming bipartisan support, would unquestionably create educational and recreational opportunities for people. “The dark sky movement in Michigan is on fire — there is a…

Rep. Miller announces local office hours for February

Rep. Aaron Miller announced today he will be hosting local office hours in February to hear the concerns of those in the community. “We have had a great start to the year in Lansing,” Miller said. “Its important to keep the lines of communication open to ensure our continued success. I look forward to meeting…

Miller: Governor’s road bonds will wreck our children’s futures

State Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sturgis, released the following statement after the governor’s second State of the State address on Wednesday: “While I am more than happy to work with the governor on a realistic road funding solution, paying for it on our credit card is not the answer. “Road improvement bonds will be detrimental…

Rep. Miller’s plan protecting Michigan counselors takes effect

A plan introduced by state Rep. Aaron Miller and signed into law in October updating and clarifying Michigan counseling practices took effect today. Updates were needed because the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) proposed a rule that would have precluded many licensed professional counselors (LPCs) from using counseling techniques and psychotherapy to…