News From Rep. Miller

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Derek Miller (D-Warren), John Chirkun (D-Roseville) and Julie Plawecki (D-Dearborn Heights) today introduced three bills that would make voter registration automatic when a resident receives a driver’s license or a Michigan state identification card, if that person meets the necessary qualifications to vote in Michigan.

“Our plan would make voter registration simple and secure through an existing process through the Michigan Secretary of State (SOS),” said Miller. “Too many people don’t...

Thursday, June 18, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Derek Miller (D-Warren) today called for transparency and detailed financial and actuarial information from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA). Miller introduced House Bill 4752 today, which would require the MCCA to publish this information annually on their website.

“Every vehicle owner knows that each year their policy requires a fee to be paid into the MCCA. This fee often changes year-to-year,” said Miller. “The law requires us, as drivers to...

Thursday, April 30, 2015

LANSING – State Representatives Derek Miller (D-Warren), John Chirkun (D-Roseville) and Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) said today that General Motors’ announcement that it will invest $139.5 million in its Warren facility is good for workers, local economies that will gain from additional spending from suppliers and workers, and the state economy which will grow from GM’s increased investments.

“This morning’s announcement of General Motors’ investment of $139.5 million for improvements at its Warren center is great...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

LANSING—Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), Senator Steve Bieda (D-Warren), state Representatives Derek Miller (D-Warren) and Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) joined Congressman Dan Kildee (D-Flint Township) today to discuss new trade deals currently being negotiated with foreign nations, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which if enacted without strong currency and consumer protection provisions could mean the loss of thousands of good-paying Michigan jobs.

Accompanying Congressman Kildee’s visit to address a joint Caucus of the Michigan...

Thursday, March 5, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Derek E. Miller (D-Warren) has been appointed by Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter as one of two House members serving on the Michigan Commission on Uniform State Laws (MCUSL).

The commission consists of two members each appointed from the state Senate and House of Representatives, the director of the Legislative Service Bureau and three members appointed by the Legislative Council, which is a bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators. The MCUSL...