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  1. Political Blotter: Bay Area might pack less clout in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... region still is home to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco. But with the retirement of Rep. George Miller, the Education and the Workforce Committee's ranking Democrat and former chairman, the region's policy influence seems ...


  2. Coal mine safety laws have huge holes, and Congress isn't interested in fixing themRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that caused 29 deaths and ultimately led to Blankenship's indictment, Rep. George Miller tried to pass a stronger law: It was a comprehensive response that proposed to expand criminal penalties for negligent mine ...


  3. Feinstein delays controversial drought legislation until next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Fish Sniffer

    ... Members - then why don't the northern California and Delta Members agree with that statement?" Congresssman George Miller confirmed Schifferle's assessment. "She's doing the bidding of a very small group of people," Rep. George Miller, D-Richmond, ...


  4. Feinstein's sweeping water bill collapses at 11th Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | SFGate

    ... proposal before Congress adjourns this year," she said. On Thursday morning, Boxer met with Democratic Reps. George Miller of Martinez, Jared Huffman of San Rafael and Mike Thompson of St. Helena. In an interview the day before, Miller expressed ...


  5. Sparky Harlan: Sen. Dianne Feinstein needs help to fight for accurate homeless countRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... trying to remedy this. She has sponsored S. 2653, the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2014, and U.S. Rep. George Miller has introduced similar legislation in the House. It would align the variety of definitions of homelessness used by different ...


  6. Sen. Charles E. Schumer on the end of Alpha HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Charles E. Schumer said on Friday that he's unsure what will happen to the remaining residents of retiring Rep. George Miller's house now that he's planning to sell. The California Democrat confirmed this week that he's putting his Capitol Hill home on the market after purchasing it in 1974.


  7. Four years after the Upper Big Branch disaster, the coal mining industry isn't any safer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Mother Jones

    ... place, but unfortunately, Congress can apparently only legislate in this area after someone dies," said Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), who sponsored mine-safety legislation in the wake of the Upper Big Branch explosion. "I've been there after the ...


  8. Why - guided architecture' at banks is so misguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | MarketWatch

    ... Income Security Act, as noted in a response from Assistant Secretary of Labor Phyllis Borzi to retiring Rep. George Miller, D-California . and the practice of guided architecture, an Episcopal church in Indianapolis brought a lawsuit in August ...


  9. Capitol Hill talks on drought bill dry up, to resume next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... in which Feinstein has taken the lead role. "She's doing the bidding of a very small group of people," Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., said in an interview Thursday, prior to Feinstein's decision becoming public. "This is just money and politics ...


  10. Obama: 'I love signing bills'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | USA Today

    ... D-Iowa; Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.; and Barbara Mikulski. D-Md.. Also U.S. Reps. John Kline, R-Minn., and George Miller, D-Calif. Harkin told the president that today's new law marks the 21st bill that he and Alexander have gotten signed into law in ...


  11. Walmart Workers Worldwide Call Out World's Richest Family for 'Shameful' Labor PracticesRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... coalition briefed a congressional committee, including Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and U.S. Congressman George Miller (D-Calif.), on how the employer is creating an economic crisis for American working families. Workers charge systemic abuse, ...


  12. YMCA of the USA Applauds Congress for Reauthorizing the Child Care and Development Block GrantRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... nurtures their development and growth. We would especially like to thank Representatives John Kline (R-Minn.), George Miller (D-Calif.), Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) and David Loebsack (D-Iowa), and Senators Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), ...


  13. Woman Wants Rosie the Riveter DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NBC New York

    ... Huffman. And the idea grew. U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier then enlisted the help of Huffman and outgoing U.S. Rep. George Miller all Democrats from California to draft a formal letter to request a day be marked on the U.S. calendar to honor the women who ...


  14. Elizabeth Warren Hosts Walmart Workers On Capitol Hill, Calls For Minimum Wage HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Switched

    As they try to rally support for legislation aimed at improving low-wage jobs, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. George Miller invited members of the worker group OUR Walmart to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief Congress on working for the world's largest retailer. At the forum held in a Senate office building, Warren and Miller made their case for a trio of labor-friendly bills that have so far failed to overcome Republican opposition: one that would raise the federal minimum wage, a second that would set rules for work schedules in the retail sector, and a third that would address the gender pay gap.


  15. With New House Leadership Team, Pelosi Looks Out for Her OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... "an institution" who will stay at Steering and Policy "by popular demand." With DeLauro's longtime co-chairman George Miller, D-Calif., retiring this year, Pelosi has given his job to Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md. She was most recently the leader of the ...


  16. Elizabeth Warren's Next Target: WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | MotherJones

    ... a week ahead of the nationwide anti-Walmart protests planned for Black Friday. Warren will be joined by Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.); members of OUR Walmart , a union-backed group helping organize Walmart workers; and representatives from other ...


  17. Billionaire Spent Millions In Charity, But Avoided Mine FinesRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... than 500 were the kinds of violations that were common in mine disasters, accidents and deaths. Congressman George Miller (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, said he thinks Justice's wealth shows ...


  18. Concha: With Allies Retiring and Caricature Growing, Should Nancy Pelosi Retire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 |

    ... would never vote her out. But her House allies are leaving in the form of Representatives Henry Waxman (D-CA), George Miller (D-CA) and Jim Moran (D-VA) all retiring. Even her longtime internal strategist ( Jennifer Crider ) has already left, taking ...


  19. Obama Administration Issues No Child Left Behind Waiver Renewal GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Switched

    ... on education issues, have chided the White House for its handling of the waivers. In February, Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), who helped write NCLB and is retiring this year, joined other lawmakers in sending Duncan a letter voicing concerns that ...


  20. 'Alpha House' Blends Its Political Satire With HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | National Journal

    ... very broad. The premise of the show, of course, comes from the real-life Capitol Hill house owned by George Miller and long shared with the likes of Leon Panetta, Chuck Schumer, Dick Durbin, and Bill Delahunt. Trudeau and Alter gave it the twist of ...