Rep. Miller schedules May office hours

State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today announced his monthly in-district office hours with local residents, emphasizing the importance of representing the concerns of the community. “The feedback I receive at these monthly meetings is the most important tool I have when representing the district in Lansing,” Rep. Miller said. “I encourage anyone with concerns…

Rep. Miller introduces National Day of Prayer resolution

State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today introduced House Resolution 81 to observe May 4, 2017 as National Day of Prayer in Michigan. The resolution encourages citizens “to pray in his and her own manner, seeking God’s blessings on our families and government officials for personal renewal, moral awakening, and a new spirit of harmony…

Rep. Miller: Local residents will benefit from budget

More funding for schools, public services in plan   State Rep. Aaron Miller today voted in favor of the state budget, joining his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee in approving the fiscal blueprint and sending it to the full House for consideration. Miller, of Sturgis, who serves as chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on…

Rep. Miller announces in-district office hours

  State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today announced his monthly in-district office hours with local residents, emphasizing the importance of being available to the community. “I enjoy the opportunity to connect with the people and hear what matters most to them,” Rep. Miller said. “It is important to me that I am accessible to…

Rep. Miller votes to boost funding for veterans courts

State Rep. Aaron Miller today voted in favor of a budget that provides additional funding for veterans courts. The House judiciary budget bill includes an additional $436,000 for specialty courts aimed at treating military veterans and active-duty personnel, bringing total funding to $936,000. “The men and women who serve in our military make enormous sacrifices,…

Rep. Miller approves Michigan State Police budget recommendations

Plan includes 100 new troopers and increased funding for 9-1-1 technology The state House continues its commitment to public safety across Michigan though a bill approved by the Michigan State Police (MSP) Budget Subcommittee. State Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sherman Township, who chairs the subcommittee, today approved the panel’s recommendations for the MSP 2017-18 budget. …

Rep. Miller approves largest education budget in state history

State Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sturgis, today voted to increase the state’s allocation for each individual student by $100 as part of a $14.3 billion education budget. “Our state’s future is based on our students and our classrooms,” said Miller, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid. “That’s why I voted to…

Rep. Miller approves largest education budget in state history

State Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sturgis, today voted to increase the state’s allocation for each individual student by $100 as part of a $14.3 billion education budget. “Our state’s future is based on our students and our classrooms,” said Miller, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid. “That’s why I voted to…

Rep. Aaron Miller schedules March district hours

State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today announced his monthly district meetings for local residents. Upon announcing his March district hours, Rep. Miller emphasized the importance of accountability and availability to people. “Accessibility goes hand-in-hand with good representation,” said Rep. Miller. “If anyone has questions, comments or ideas about state government, I highly encourage them…

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Rep. Miller: Government transparency is a House priority

State Rep. Aaron Miller today commended his House colleagues for joining him in approving landmark legislation that opens state government to more public scrutiny. Miller, of Sturgis, said the 11 bills make the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act and creates a similar disclosure requirement for state representatives and senators…

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House approves Rep. Miller’s elections bill protecting taxpayers

State Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sturgis, today praised his colleagues in the Michigan House of Representatives for approving his legislation to prevent state representatives and senators who resign from office from running in the special election called to fill the seat. Miller, who chairs the House Elections and Ethics Committee, said the legislation simply clarifies…

Miller invites people to in-district office hours during February

State Rep. Aaron Miller today said he will host in-district office hours at six locations during February. Miller, from Sturgis, said he had planned on scheduling meetings with area residents during January, but altered those plans when his daughter was born in mid-January. “I apologize for any inconvenience the cancelation might have caused,” Miller said….