Rep. Miller: GOP attained many goals in first half of session

State Rep. Aaron Miller today praised House Republicans for efforts to attain key goals during the first half of the 2015-16 legislative session. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, said leadership stressed meeting objectives set by the House Republican Action Plan, a document unveiled in February with an unprecedented 78 goals set to continue Michigan’s comeback. At the…

Rep. Miller hosts January office hours in Cassopolis

State Rep. Aaron Miller invites residents to join him at office hours in Cassopolis on Monday, Jan. 4. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, will discuss state and local issues with residents of the 59th House District at the Broadway Café, 158 S. Broadway St., Cassopolis, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. “I want to listen to what concerns…

Three Rivers officials join Rep. Miller before House panel

Testimony centers on ‘dark stores’ property taxes   Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry and City Manager Joe Bippus joined state Rep. Aaron Miller in Lansing this week to testify about tax fairness before the House Committee on Tax Policy. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, said the two city officials said big stores should be subject to common-sense…

Rep. Miller hosts Lansing forum to discuss buggy safety issues

Ways to protect transportation system also on agenda   State Rep. Aaron Miller recently conducted a town hall-style forum in Lansing to discuss safety concerns and other issues involving horse-drawn buggies on roads throughout Michigan. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, invited fellow lawmakers, county officials and others interested in seeking solutions for safety and road-damage issues caused…

Rep. Miller issues call to local artists to design program cover

Work could end up on State of the State document   State Rep. Aaron Miller today encouraged students from high school to elementary school ages to take part in a contest to design the cover of the State of the State address program. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, who is a school teacher, said students throughout the…

Rep. Miller: Grant will make Dodd Park more accessible

Barrier-free fixtures will open recreational area   State Rep. Aaron Miller today announced a state grant has been recommended by the Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) to install new barrier-free fixtures at the Dodd Park Water Trail in Cass County. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, said the development will make the park on the Dowagiac River more…

Rep. Miller hosts November office hours in Three Rivers, Constantine

State Rep. Aaron Miller will host office hours in Three Rivers and Constantine on Monday, Nov. 30. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, encourages people to join him to discuss state and local issues at the following locations: LA’s Coffee Café, 145 W. Michigan Ave., Three Rivers, from 9 to 10 a.m.; and The Town Fryer, 130 Broad…

Rep. Miller participates in historic roads plan bill signing

Lawmaker’s bill expanding competitive bidding is now law   State Rep. Aaron Miller today joined other lawmakers at a historic ceremony as Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a package of legislation to fix and maintain Michigan’s transportation system. Among the bills signed by the governor was one authored by Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, expanding the…

Rep. Miller votes for historic plan to fix state’s roads

Legislation prioritizes spending for transportation   State Rep. Aaron Miller today voted for a landmark legislative package that blends existing money and new revenue to provide sustainable, long-term funding to repair and maintain Michigan’s roads and bridges. The House, which originally approved the legislation last week, received the amended package from the Senate today before…

Rep. Miller bill in road plan calls for more use of bidding

Measure increases local government savings   State Rep. Aaron Miller today voted in favor of a $1.2 billion legislative package to fix Michigan’s transportation system, including a bill he introduced that increases the use of competitive bidding for local road and bridge projects. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, said House Bill 4610 expands the use of competitive…

Rep. Miller invites residents to October office hours

State Rep. Aaron Miller will host office hours in White Pigeon and Dowagiac on Monday, Oct. 26. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, encourages people to join him to discuss state and local issues at the following locations: Rachel’s Family Dining, 300 E. Chicago Road, White Pigeon, from 6 to 8 a.m.; and Caruso Candy Kitchen, 130 S….

Rep. Miller invites residents to Centreville office hours

State Rep. Aaron Miller will host office hours at the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds on Monday, Sept. 21. Rep. Miller, R-Sturgis, invites people to join him for the informal gathering at the community tent on the fairgrounds, located at 316 E. Charlotte St. in Centerville, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. “I make it a…