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  1. Bay Area nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuitRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Pleasanton Weekly

    ... layoff of a gifted junior teacher is a "lose-lose" situation for both that teacher and students. Congressman George Miller, D-Martinez, the senior Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, applauded the decision. "This is an historic ...

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  2. Menlo Park nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuitRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... layoff of a gifted junior teacher is a "lose-lose" situation for both that teacher and students. Congressman George Miller, D-Martinez, the senior Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, applauded the decision. "This is an historic ...

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  3. Judge strikes down state teacher tenure laws in suit brought by Menlo Park nonprofitRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Almanac

    ... layoff of a gifted junior teacher is a "lose-lose" situation for both that teacher and students. Congressman George Miller, D-Martinez, the senior Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, applauded the decision. "This is an historic ...

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  4. Judge Strikes Down State Teacher Tenure Laws, Unions Vow to AppealRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    ... layoff of a gifted junior teacher is a "lose-lose" situation for both that teacher and students. Congressman George Miller, D-Martinez, the senior Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, applauded the decision. "This is an historic ...

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  5. Uncontested elections in Contra Costa defeats democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Halfway To Concord

    This sad circumstance begs the questionWhat's the difference between the election to replace retiring George Miller in Congress compared to what goes on in the so called "democratic" systems of Russia, China, and Cuba? The answer is very little.

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  6. The Morning Leverage: Congressman Urges Look at Pension ConsultantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... private equity firms hold has slowed slightly since last year, but that didn't stop Carlyle Group U.S. Rep George Miller (D., Calif.) is encouraging the Labor Department to look into possible conflicts in the number of pension plan consultants that ...

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  7. Lawmaker: Pension Advisers Need a Closer LookRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... according to a document reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. In a letter to the Labor Department, U.S. Rep. George Miller (D., Calif.) said the trend "appears to create significant and inappropriate conflicts" within the $6.5 trillion pension-fund ...

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  8. Solano Dems to honor their own with Fairfield banquetRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... The event also will recognize several long-serving Democrats, with special awards going to soon-to-retire Rep. George Miller, D-Solano; and Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Solano, for many years of service to Solano County residents. BOYERTOWN, Pa. ...

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  9. College and bank partnerships can be costlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Consumer Reports

    ... are in control of their own financial aid and bank products. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Representative George Miller (D-Calif.) have introduced legislation that would restrict deals between colleges and banks, putting a stop to conflicts of ...

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  10. Congress Opens Inquiry Into Haslam Administration's $300M OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... made to Volkswagen that appeared to have hinged on VW's talks with the United Auto Workers. Reps. George Miller (D-Calif.), senior Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, and John Tierney (D-Mass.), ranking member on the Health, ...

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  11. Interior releases Babauta reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Bordallo. 1998 -- Babauta first joins the House Natural Resources Committee as a staff member under Rep. George Miller, D-Calif. His service to the committee continues under Chairman and Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va. Before 2009 -- Babauta works on the ...

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  12. Connecticut school shooting: Feinstein urges 'thoughtful debate' on gunsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... will continue to stand as a source of support to this community in the days and weeks to come." U.S. Rep. George Miller , a Martinez Democrat, offered his condolences to those affected by "this incomprehensible tragedy" and also called for a ...

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  13. Living in the Educational PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... bill was written by its Republican chairman, John Kline of Minnesota, and supported by its ranking Democrat, George Miller of California. Kline told reporters that Arne Duncan, the secretary of education, supports the bill and will urge Senate ...

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  14. Hey, Washington! The Pay Is Too Damn Low: The Minimum-Wage WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... minimum-wage workers are teens. More than half are 25 or older. "The demographics have shifted," says Rep. George Miller, ranking Democrat on the House labor committee. "These are now important wage earners in their families." As a matter of public ...

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  15. $15! A Great Big Wage Hike in Seattle, a Great Big Movement NationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | The Nation

    ... said the sky would fall. Democrats were cautious, although a few of them, led by California Congressman George Miller and Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, suggested upping the ante to $10.10 an hour. That call was raised by the fast-food workers who joined ...

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  16. The Fix: Everything need to know about California's primary resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Washington Post

    ... more than $1 million in ad time in the district. This one could get expensive. After 40 years, Democratic Rep. George Miller decided to call it quits in 2014. Many assumed that state senator Mark DeSaulnier was the heir apparent. They seem to be ...

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  17. Armie HammerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2011 | Examiner.com

    ... received mixed reviews, but most agreed that Armie was terrific. During this time, Armie was cast by director George Miller to play Bruce Wayne/Batman in his Justice League movie. Yet before that project got too far off the ground, the plug was ...

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  18. The soft bigotry of low expectations: George W. Bush and No Child Left Behind, part 1Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... There was a colossal bi-partisan effort that went into crafting NCLB. Senator Ted Kennedy and Representative George Miller took up the Democrat side of the cause and worked with Republicans Senator Judd Gregg and Representative John Boehner (who ...

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  19. Doubling the Minimum Wage Is on the Agenda in Seattle-and NationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | The Nation

    ... the Union address, President Obama embraced a proposal by Iowa Senator Tom Harkin and California Congressman George Miller for a $10.10 hourly wage , and that popular position has become a baseline standard for progressives seeking state and federal ...

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  20. Primary Results: California House RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... 100 percent of precincts reporting, according to the AP. This is a race to replace retiring Democratic Rep. George Miller. (Rating: Safe Democrat ) 15th District: Freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell, a Democrat, advanced to the general election in November. ...

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