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  1. Another Democrat to Retire: Rep. Ed Pastor of ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    ... n Dingell's announcement earlier this week. Other notables to retire include California Reps. Henry Waxman and George Miller. Elected in a special election in 1991, Pastor served 11 full terms since that partial term. Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio


  2. Pelosi says she's not done yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Hill

    ... announced that this year will be their last in Congress. The list includes many close Pelosi allies like Reps. George Miller (Calif.) and Henry Waxman (Calif.) and other longtime members such as Jim Moran (Va.), Rush Holt (N.J.) and John Dingell ...


  3. Minimum wage hike does not cure povertyRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Halfway To Concord

    ... the current minimum wage is $8.00 per hour (or $16,640 per year.) President Obama along with local Congressman George Miller (D-Martinez) is championing a $10.10 per-hour minimum wage ($21,008 per year). On Tuesday, February 18, the nonpartisan ...


  4. 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 ...


  5. Reid stalling action on minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Hill

    ... minimum wage, which is what Obama initially proposed. Liberals in Congress, most notably Harkin and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), balked at Obama's plan, and the White House subsequently backed down. Harkin is chairman of the Senate Health, ...


  6. Herhold: Mike Honda affected by changing of California's congressional guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... of veteran congressmen -- six in California -- is retiring, including two liberal lions of Honda's vintage, George Miller and Henry Waxman. Not all these departures are matters of a gracious departure from the stage. Under California's new elections ...


  7. Minority-Group Lawmakers Slam Impact of NCLB WaiversRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Education Week

    ... early 2012. They are set to expire at the end of the 2013-14 school year. The letter was signed by U.S. Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House education committee, and members of the three caucuses in Congress representing ...


  8. Democrats begin petition effort to raise minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | USA Today

    ... wage to $10.10 an hour. "When it comes to the floor, it will pass. We just need a vote," said California Rep. George Miller, the top Democrat on the Education and Workforce Committee and lead sponsor of legislation to raise the current $7.25 federal ...


  9. John Dingell and the Art of LegislatingRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Real Clear Politics

    ... and could be for decades more: Dingell's wife Deborah, a Democratic powerhouse in her own right, may run. George Miller of California, ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, is leaving after 40 years. So is Miller's ...


  10. Why Lawmaking on a Grand Scale Is a Dying ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... at the art of legislating. The retirements of Reps. John Dingell (D., Mich.) , Henry Waxman (D., Calif.) and George Miller (D., Calif.) at the end of this year represent a huge drain of legislative skill in an institution where such experience is in ...


  11. Report Highlights Risks of Student-Aid Fraud in Distance EducationRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 |

    ... reviewed a draft version of the report and agreed with most of its recommendations. In a statement, U.S. Reps. George Miller, Democrat of California, and Ruben E. Hinojosa, Democrat of Texas, said the report "underscores the ongoing challenges we ...


  12. Pelosi hanging on in the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 |

    ... Her task seemed to be getting tougher this year as two longtime confidants, California Democratic U.S. Reps. George Miller and Henry Waxman, announced their retirements. Waxman was a stalwart for health care and environmental issues, Miller for ...


  13. U.S. lags behind the world in temp worker protections despite heightened risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... for hazardous tasks. "The lack of basic protections for temporary workers in this country is shameful," Rep. George Miller, the ranking Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, said in a statement. "It is important that the U.S. ...


  14. Editorial notebook: California loses leadership and influence with congressional retirementsRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... to run for another political seat with a much better commute, San Bernardino County supervisor. Democrats George Miller of Martinez and Henry Waxman of Beverly Hills don't have to explain why they are leaving after 40-year careers. George Miller and ...


  15. Meet The House Democrats Who Haven't Declared Their Support For A Minimum Wage HikeRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Switched

    ... were 187 voting Democratic co-sponsors on the proposed Fair Minimum Wage Act , which was introduced by Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) last March. Although that's an extremely broad show of support, there were still a dozen voting members of the ...


  16. Marcus: Losing the art of legislating as John Dingell retiresRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Dingell's announcement completes a trio of Democratic House giants leaving at the end of the 113th Congress. George Miller of California , ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, is leaving after 40 years. So is ...


  17. Pelosi trying to force House vote to raise minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | SFGate

    ... succeed. The bill Democrats are trying to move is the Fair Minimum Wage Act, sponsored in the House by Rep. George Miller, the retiring Martinez Democrat for whom raising the minimum wage is the last big lift of his 40-year career. House Minority ...


  18. School notesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... high school music student or by calling Trinka March at 925-372-8420. High school students are invited by Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, to participate in thel Congressional Art Competition. All high school students residing in California's 11th ...


  19. 2013: A year in reviewRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2013 | Alaska Star

    ... Heritage Music Festival in California. The competition featured 19 schools from six states. After 68 years, George Miller, of Peters Creek, received the Distinguished Flying Cross he earned while serving in World War II. Spc. Marshall Drake was ...


  20. 2-25 8:15am Tommy, term limits?Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Henry Waxman and I'm trying to think -- the other guy from my -- George Miller George Miller both California Democrats.