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  • Miller Statement on DoD's Weak Attempt to Quell National Guard Bonus Scandal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans' Affairs

    Miller Statement on DoD's Weak Attempt to Quell National Guard Bonus Scandal Today, Chairman Jeff Miller released the below statement regarding the weak and ham-handed attempt by the Department of Defense to quell the National Guard bonus scandal. “Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s announcement today on the National Guard bonus scandal is nothing more than a weak and ham-handed attempt to shift the focus away from the Obama administration’s shameful treatment of service members and veterans. Carter... Read more

  • MILLER BILL HONORING SGT WILLIAM “KELLY” LACEY BECOMES LAW
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    President Barack Obama signed into law legislation sponsored by Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) designating the United States Postal Service facility at 3957 2nd Avenue in Laurel Hill, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class William 'Kelly' Lacey Post Office." Army Sergeant First Class William “Kelly” Lacey was completing his second tour in Afghanistan when his life was tragically taken during a rocket propelled grenade attack. “Without question Sergeant Lacey embodied the true American spirit an... Read more

  • SENATE PASSES MILLER BILL HONORING SGT WILLIAM “KELLY” LACEY
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Last night, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) designating the United States Postal Service facility at 3957 2nd Avenue in Laurel Hill, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class William 'Kelly' Lacey Post Office." The House of Representatives passed the legislation on May 23rd of this year. Army Sergeant First Class William “Kelly” Lacey was completing his second tour in Afghanistan when his life was tragically taken during a rocket propelled grenade attack. ... Read more

  • The VA’s strained relationship with the truth
    Posted in Articles on July 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans' Affairs

    The VA’s strained relationship with the truth By Jeff Miller The Denver Post July 9, 2016 http://www.denverpost.com/2016/07/09/the-vas-strained-relationship-with-the-truth/ The Department of Veterans Affairs has had a lot to say in recent years regarding its failed attempts at building VA hospitals. But the key question is whether VA officials’ construction-related pronouncements are to be believed. When it comes to the VA’s long and troubled history with major construction projects, American ve... Read more

  • Miller Applauds House Passage of VA Opioid Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans' Affairs

    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4063, the Jason Simcakoski Promoting Responsible Opioid Management and Incorporating Scientific Expertise (PROMISE) Act. The bill would improve Department of Veterans Affairs opioid safety measures by directing all department hospitals to designate pain management teams, ensuring employees that prescribe opioid drugs receive proper training in pain management and safe opioid prescribing practices, and standardizing safe opioid utilization and ... Read more

  • Miller Statement on Senate Veterans Omnibus Legislation
    Posted in Articles on May 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans' Affairs

    Miller Statement on Senate Veterans Omnibus Legislation WASHINGTON — Following reports of a deal in the Senate regarding an omnibus package of veterans legislation, Chairman Miller released the following statement: “News of this deal is a positive development. If what Sens. Isakson and Blumenthal are working on passes the Senate, I look forward to immediately engaging in conference committee negotiations in order to move a VA reform package to the president’s desk.” – Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman,... Read more

  • Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Miller Statement on Sharon Helman’s Guilty Plea WASHINGTON — Today Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding former Phoenix VA Medical Center Director Sharon Helman pleading guilty to a felony. “While I’m pleased Sharon Helman is now facing some consequences for her criminal activity, I’m extremely puzzled as to why the Department of Justice chose to coddle her with a sweetheart plea deal that amounts to nothing more than a weak slap on the wrist. Such extraordinary leniency is an i... Read more

  • Miller Newsletter 2/14/16
    Posted in Articles on February 17, 2016 | Preview rr

    Miller Newsletter February 14, 2016 In the News Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia I was saddened to hear of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday. Nominated by President Reagan in 1986, Justice Scalia was the longest serving justice on the Roberts Court and a longtime defender of the conservative Constitutional principles upon which our Nation was founded. Vicki and I extend our deepest condolences to his wife Maureen, his nine children, 28 grandchildren, and the entir... Read more

  • TOMORROW -- MILLER TO DISCUSS THE VA CRISIS ON FOX NEWS
    Posted in Articles on January 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    MILLER TO DISCUSS THE VA CRISIS ON FOX NEWS ---8:15 a.m. Central / 9:15 a.m. Eastern--- Washington, D.C.— Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) will appear TOMORROW on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel to discuss the VA crisis and his recent editorial in The Wall Street Journal. Miller is expected to be interviewed at approximately 8:15 a.m. Central Time / 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time. Who: Congressman Jeff Miller What: Fox and Friends When: Saturday, January 16, 2016. 8:15 a.m. C.T. (9:15 a.m. E.T.) Wh... Read more

  • MILLER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ORDER
    Posted in Articles on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) issued the following statement today: “Once again, the president has shown that when he cannot gather enough support for a proposal, even from members of his own party, he will attempt to get his way by edict and executive order. This administration clearly loathes the Second Amendment, and by attempting to circumvent Congress, President Obama has revealed that he is more concerned with advancing the gun-grabbing agenda than with listening to the American people... Read more