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Governor signs Rep. Miller bill eliminating election loophole

State representatives and senators who resign from office will not be allowed to run in the special election called to fill their seats after legislation introduced by state Rep. Aaron Miller was recently signed into law. Miller, who chairs the House Elections and Ethics Committee, said the legislation was drafted to close a loophole used…

Rep. Miller schedules end of year office hours

  State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today announced in-district office hours with local residents. “The feedback I receive at these meetings is the most important tool I have when representing the district in Lansing,” Rep. Miller said. “I encourage anyone with concerns or ideas about state or local government to join me for coffee…

Rep. Miller: Efforts to reduce insurance costs for Michigan drivers must continue

State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today said he will continue exploring options to lower car insurance prices for all Michigan drivers. Miller voted ‘yes’ on House Bill 5013, which would guarantee lower car insurance rates for all Michigan drivers — with the greatest savings going to seniors. The bill did not pass in a…

Rep. Miller: It’s time to end driver responsibility fees

Bipartisan legislation includes forgiveness of outstanding debt   State Rep. Aaron Miller today joined a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues in approving legislation ending the senseless driver responsibility fees and forgiving outstanding debt resulting from the fees. Miller, of Sturgis, said ending of the fees lifts a heavy financial burden off hundreds of thousands…

Rep. Miller hails library initiative as positive for southern areas of district

State Rep. Aaron Miller today voted for a bill that paves the way for Michigan to join the Interstate Library Compact and allow local libraries to enter into agreements for full access to libraries across state lines. Currently, Michigan is not a member and residents who live close to state borders have been denied the…

Miller supports bills protecting tax dollars from futile recount requests

State Rep. Aaron Miller, chair of the House Elections and Ethics Committee, today voted to advance two measures to protect taxpayers from footing the bill for recounts in elections that are not closely contested. “The ridiculous 2016 recount charade for which Michigan taxpayers were forced to foot the bill shows just how important it is…

Rep. Miller schedules in-district office hours

State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis today announced his in-district office hours with local residents. “I‘m excited for the opportunity to connect with the people in our community and hear what matters most to them,” Rep. Miller said. “I look forward to listening to my neighbors, addressing their concerns and working together on solutions.” Rep….

Legislation to expand dual enrollment to border school districts approved in House

High school students in school districts bordering Michigan’s state borders are one step closer to more post-secondary and dual enrollment options after the House approved legislation by state Rep. Aaron Miller, of Sturgis. The legislation amends the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act with the specific stipulation that the out-of-state educational facility must be within 20 miles…

Rep. Miller welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO: State Rep. Aaron Miller, right, welcomed Pastor Charlie Keller, center, from the Diamond Cover Missionary Church in Cassopolis to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker Tom Leonard joined…

Committee approves Rep. Miller bill to expand dual enrollment to border school districts

The House Education Reform Committee approved legislation by state Rep. Aaron Miller, expanding post-secondary education and dual enrollment options for high school students. “We should allow our students the best education options to help them build their own future, especially in consideration of post-high school programs,” said Miller, of Sturgis. “While Michigan has so many…

Rep. Miller supports bipartisan plan to lower Michigan auto insurance rates

State Rep. Aaron Miller today joined a bipartisan coalition to dramatically cut auto insurance costs for drivers in Michigan, who now pay the highest rates in the nation. Miller supports legislation that will lower the cost of auto insurance in Michigan by offering motorists more coverage options, reining in medical costs and fighting abuse. “Michigan’s…