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  1. No Child Left Behind gets renewed focusRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Missourian

    ... said. Alexander takes over the chairmanship as two longtime Democratic education stalwarts, California Rep. George Miller and Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, retire. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, a former preschool teacher, is expected to be the Senate ...


  2. It Is Time for a Retail Workers Bill of RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Nation

    ... With Just Hours" needs to go national. There has already been progress at the federal level, where Congressman George Miller, D-California, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-Connecticut, have introduced the "Schedules That Work Act" (H.R. 5159). A ...


  3. Tom Harkin - From Tiger Cages to PinochetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... moved to Washington where he worked to try to expose Pinochet's government. In 1976, Harkin along with Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and former Rep. Toby Moffett, D-Conn., traveled to Chile to investigate claims of human rights abuses carried out by ...


  4. George Miller, Contra Costa's liberal lion, leaves legacy invisit|article-5926326|News-nav-hcat|2Read the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | SFGate

    After more than 40 years of service, U.S. Rep. George Miller , with his wife Cynthia and son George IV, said at a news conference in Richmond in January that he would retire and would will not run for office again. Rep. George Miller was one of the speakers at a press conference that took place aboard the U.S.S. GEN WM Mitchell anchored off Benicia Ca.


  5. Howard Coble, in rare move, turns down congressional pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... the pension benefit, if history is any indication. Kay Hagan of North Carolina, Saxby Chambliss of Georgia and George Miller of California will be eligible for estimated pensions of $16,000, $53,000 and $125,000 a year, respectively. WASHINGTON Like ...


  6. Members of Congress rarely refuse pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... on a retirement system that critics say is too generous and costs too much. After 40 years in the House, Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., will be eligible for a pension of $125,500. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., will retire after 20 years, qualifying ...


  7. California congressional delegation loses wealth of experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Deseret News

    This Jan. 26, 2011 file photo shows Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In terms of clout, California's congressional delegation is taking a double hit when a new Congress convenes in January.


  8. California delegation loses wealth of experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... to pass a bill meant to curb climate change, which the Senate declined to consider. A fellow Democrat, Rep. George Miller, also is retiring after serving 20 terms. He helped push portions of the Affordable Care Act through his committee, Education ...


  9. Why Some Shoppers Aren't Shopping on Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... have held food drives for each other. Last week, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Representative George Miller of California, both Democrats, invited two workers from OUR Walmart to speak at a forum in Washington. According to the ...


  10. On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1%: Pay Employees a Living WageRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... inclusivity, appreciation and understanding. Last week, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman George Miller (D-CA) spoke at a Congressional briefing to discuss a business model that some are calling the "Walmart Economy," defined as ...


  11. Some in Congress turn down pension, but most cash inRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... that critics say is too generous and costs too much. After 40 years in the House of Representatives, Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., will be eligible for an annual pension of $125,500. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., will retire after 20 years, ...


  12. Senator drops California drought legislation - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Packer

    ... strive to be productive rather than destructive." But seven House Democrats from the state - Jared Huffman, George Miller, Mike Thompson, Doris Matsui, Jerry McNerney and John Garamendi - disagreed. They welcomed Feinstein's apparent retreat, saying ...


  13. City Passes Historic Retail Workers Bill Of RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    ... Milwaukee, New York, and Santa Clara, California. Federal lawmakers have taken notice as well. In July, Reps. George Miller (D-CA) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Schedules that Work Act . It would require all the country's employers to give ...


  14. San Francisco Passes First-Ever Retail Worker 'Bill of Rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Time

    ... for child care, pick up kids from school, or take an elderly parent to the doctor," co-sponsor Representative George Miller, a Democrat from California, said at the time. But the "Schedules that Work" bill has gone nowhere since it was introduced.


  15. San Francisco puts limits on worker schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Politico

    ... spotlighted a peculiar new industry spawned by just-in-time work scheduling: 24-hour "extreme" day care . Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced, in July, the Schedules That Work Act , which would limit fluctuations in hours for employees ...


  16. Inspired By Real Congressmen, Garry Trudeau Creates a SitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Alpha House , written by Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau , is a comedy about four senators who rent a house together in Washington DC. The series is inspired by real-life Congressmen who share a home in D.C.: Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Chuck Schumer, and Representative George Miller.


  17. Labor reacts to Ferguson grand jury decision - Big workers's vote...Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Politico

    ... including New York City, the District of Columbia, Minnesota, Delaware, New York and Michigan. In July, Rep. George Miller (D-CA) introduced a federal Schedules That Work Act . But the law has seen little progress in Congress, and Miller will retire ...


  18. 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 ...


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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, ...