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  1. Martinez: House passes bill to expand John Muir National Historic SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A bill to expand the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez is one step closer to reality after being passed in the house Thursday night. Offered by Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, the bill authorizes the National Park Service to acquire by donation the "Plummer Ranch" property that was home to a ranch owned by John Swett, the father of California's public school system, and use that land to expand the Muir Historic Site.

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  2. Congress gives final OK to bill allowing multiemployer pension plan benefit cutsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Business Insurance

    ... by Reps. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee; and George Miller, D-Calif., the panel's ranking minority member. The two lawmakers' action came after numerous warnings that congressional action was ...

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  3. What the $1.1 trillion spending bill containsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Hill

    ... language crafted by House Education and Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-Minn.) and ranking member George Miller (D-Calif.) could lead to cuts in the pensions of people covered by the plans. In a victory for the White House, the bill ...

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  4. The Democratic Party debates its soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Politico

    Rep. Tom Cole may have said it best when he joked during a meeting of the House Rules Committee on Wednesday that "it's been great to listen to this debate over the soul of the Democratic Party." The Oklahoma Republican was gently teasing his friend, Rep. George Miller , who had just had a heated exchange with a fellow liberal, Rep. Alcee Hastings , over pension legislation attached to a must-pass spending bill.

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  5. Congressional roll callRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    ... to Native American tribes or harming commercial or sport fishing in California, Oregon and Washington. Sponsor George Miller, a California Democrat, said his measure would prevent "significant harm to our tribes, fishermen and neighboring states." ...

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  6. Congressman George Miller's House Bill to Expand John Muir Site PassesRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night means the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez is one step closer to a major expansion. Authored by Rep. George Miller , the bill would authorize the National Park Service to acquire the Plummer Ranch property via a donation from the Muir Heritage Land Trust, according to Miller's office.

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  7. House approves bill to allow multiemployer pension plan benefit cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Business Insurance

    ... by Reps. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, and George Miller, D-Calif., the panel's ranking minority member. The two lawmakers' action came after numerous warnings that congressional action was ...

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  8. OP-ED | Omnibus? Try OminousRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    ... out about it, the worse it looks. Pensions: Congressional leaders signed off on a provision offered by Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and John Kline, R-Minn., that will allow multi-employer pension plan trustees to slash current retirees' pension ...

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  9. Other Views: Gruber told the truth - then he was sworn inRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... In this mess of a mega-bill, there was one piece of bipartisan farsightedness. Reps. John Kline (R-Minn.) and George Miller (D-Calif.) crafted a provision that should help ensure the sustainability of large, decreasingly solvent multiemployer union ...

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  10. Rep. Miller's House Bill To Expand John Muir Site PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Patch.com

    A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night means the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez is one step closer to a major expansion. Authored by Rep. George Miller , the bill would authorize the National Park Service to acquire the Plummer Ranch property via a donation from the Muir Heritage Land Trust, according to Miller's office.

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  11. Miller will return to House ag postRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Messenger

    State Rep. Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge, will once again be the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee when the Iowa Legislature convenes in January. "Rep. Miller's dedication to the rural economy and outreach to farmers make her a strong leader in our caucus," House Minority Leader Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, said in a written announcement.

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  12. Re: The East Bay's New Power Couple: Richmond's Gay Police Chief Gets MarriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | East Bay Express

    ... the reception. Among the well-wishers were some of the heaviest hitters in the East Bay, including Congressman George Miller, state Senators Loni Hancock and Mark DeSaulnier, Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, Contra Costa Supervisor Gioia, Berkeley Mayor ...

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  13. Senate to take up $1.1T bill to keep govt runningRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... pension system is a ticking time bomb," said Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., who negotiated the agreement with Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., who is retiring after 40 years in Congress.

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  14. Retirement Weekly: Retirement news: The week in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | MarketWatch

    ... to a SmartBrief report. The bill, which includes an amendment submitted by Reps. John Kline (R., Minn.) and George Miller (D., Calif.), would allow trustees of severely underfunded multiemployer defined benefit plans to adjust vested benefits, ...

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  15. Senate to take up $1.1T bill to keep gov't runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... pension system is a ticking time bomb," said Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., who negotiated the agreement with Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., who is retiring after 40 years in Congress.

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  16. Labor Unions Accuse Congress of Sneak Attack on Pensions in Lame DuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | National Journal

    ... attack on the pensions of some already-retired workers. At issue is an effort led by Reps. John Kline and George Miller, the top Republican and Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, to bring reforms to troubled multiemployer ...

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  17. Feinsteina s efforts disappointingly undemocraticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | SFGate

    ... tribes. The Obama administration has warned the president would veto the bill, should it pass the Senate. Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, a water warrior who has fought for decades to balance the state's water needs among fish, farms and cities, ...

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  18. NewsDebate over drought relief bill rekindles old disputesDebate over ...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Salinas Californian

    ... on the other side of the aisle spent 40 years taking water away and keeping it for themselves." Earlier, Rep. George Miller, D-Contra Costa, was equally emotional in portraying the legislation as a power grab by agricultural interests. "If they ...

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  19. House-passed drought bill likely to sink in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... negotiations that led to its drafting. "You don't just get to go take your neighbors' water," said Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez. "This just reignites the California water wars, something we've tried to move away from." The bill introduced by Rep. ...

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  20. Politico: Next Generation of Dems on Healthcare UnclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | News Max

    When the 113th Congress concludes Jan. 3, three of the most powerful Democrats on healthcare issues will be out of Congress: Reps. Henry Waxman and George Miller of California, and Rep. John Dingell of Michigan.

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