Friday, January 11, 2013
Michigan's 10th congressional representative has also been appointed chairman of the Committee on House Administration, making her the only female committee chair currently in the House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Candice Miller is slated to assume even greater leadership in the area of national security with her recent appointement to vice chair of the full House Committee on Homeland Security. “I have proudly served on the House Committee on Homeland Security for the past five years because I believe that the federal government’s first and foremost responsibility is to provide for our national defense, and our common defense begins with a secure homeland," Miller wrote in a statement. "I look forward to working with my colleagues on the Committee as we continue the important work of overseeing the Department charged with protecting the American people. Miller, a Republican serving Michigan's 10th congressional district, will also …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The U.S. House went along with a Senate plan Tuesday to address expiring Bush-era tax cuts while delaying spending cuts.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 257-167 late Tuesday night to endorse a Senate vote on a bill that would avert the so-called "Fiscal Cliff." This bill extends the tax cuts passed during George W. Bush's presidency that would have expired on Jan. 1, and delays automatic spending cuts. A complete list of the yeas and nays can be found on the website for the House of Representatives. U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Congressional District 10, voted in favor of the bill, which will extend curent tax rates for all wage earners making below $400,000 and couples making below $450,000. “The idea of allowing taxes to rise on every American family and small business was completely unacceptable to me and those who I serve," Miller said in a …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
U.S. Rep. Candice Miller says Michigan citizens are "getting fleeced" by the National Flood Insurance Program. She is proposing the program not be reauthorized, but replaced and privatized.
The U.S. House of Representatives has delayed a vote on a bill that would extend the National Flood Insurance Program for another 30 days. Some 20,000 communities across the U.S. participate in the NFIP by adopting floodplain management ordinances to reduce future flood damage. In exchange, the NFIP makes federally-backed flood insurance available to homeowners, renters, and business owners in these communities, according to the Federal Emergency Management Association. The NFIP is scheduled to expire at the end of May unless both houses of Congress reauthorize it. U.S. Rep. Candice Miller (District 10) made the following remarks Wednesday on the floor of the House in opposition to continued reauthorization of NFIP: What in the world is …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Do you have what it takes to win Macomb Township trivia? Take a guess and see.
Good morning, Macomb! Here's today's question: Who is Macomb Township's congressman in the Michigan House of Representatives? The answer to yesterday's question is Cracklewood Golf Club. Here's the leaderboard as it stands today: