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  • Americans for Tax Reform Names Miller "Hero of the Taxpayer"
    Posted in Press Releases on December 31, 2007 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jeff Miller (FL-01) received the "Hero of the Taxpayer" award from Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) for 2007. In order to receive this award, members of Congress must consistently vote with and represent the interests of American taxpayers. ATR records the way the members vote on the twenty most important bills and issues for taxpayers across the country. Critical votes during the 110th Congress include Alternative Minimum Tax Relief bills, the Employee Free Choice Act, and the Fair Mi... Read more

  • Pensacola -- Celebrating 450 Years
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2007 | Preview rr

    n 1559, Spanish explorer, Don Tristan de Luna de Arellano landed on the shores of what is now Pensacola, Florida. De Luna’s expedition left from Mexico and found its way to the naturally protected waters of what is now Pensacola Bay. What happened shortly thereafter played a vital role in American history; thus, the Pensacola Bay Area is celebrating 450 years of history in 2009. Many do not know, however, Pensacola predates St. Augustine (1565) and Jamestown, VA (1607). Several months after th... Read more

  • House and Senate Conferees Reach Agreement on 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2007 | Preview rr

    On Thursday, December 6, House and Senate conferees agreed on a final version of the defense authorization bill. The House is expected to vote on the bill next week, with the Senate to follow. Below are highlights of the 2008 NDAA: • 3.5% pay increase for military personnel • Prohibits TRICARE and pharmacy user fees to prevent over $1.86 billion in healthcare costs from being passed on to service members and their families • $17.6 billion for Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles... Read more

  • Recognizing the Retirement of Sue Larrimore
    Posted in Speeches on December 5, 2007 | Preview rr

    Madam Speaker, It is an honor for me to rise today and recognize the retirement of Sue Larrimore, a great educator. For three decades, Sue has dedicated her work toward helping students realize their full potential. Teaching elementary, middle, and junior high school students, she has touched the lives of countless individuals through different parts of the country. These students are our nation’s future, and I am confident that her influence upon their lives will steer them toward working towar... Read more

  • Recognizing Mike Anderson as Florida’s Mayor of the Year
    Posted in Speeches on December 4, 2007 | Preview rr

    Mr. Miller of Florida. Madam Speaker, on behalf of the United States Congress, it is an honor for me to rise today in recognition of Mike Anderson for his extraordinary contributions as Mayor to the city of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. On November 9, 2007, Mayor Mike Anderson was selected as the 2007 Florida League of Cities Mayor of the Year. He was recognized for his “outstanding commitment and public outreach, as well as his initiative in developing innovative programs.” Mayor Anderson holds d... Read more

  • CANTONMENT POST OFFICE NAMED AFTER POSTMASTER HENDRIX
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2007 | Preview rr

    President George W. Bush today signed legislation sponsored by Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) designating the United States Postal Service facility located in Cantonment, Florida, the “Charles H. Hendrix Post Office.” Mr. Hendrix retired from the U.S. Postal Service as Postmaster of the Cantonment Post Office with 37 years of service. “Charles Harold Hendrix was a man of service. He dedicated his life to the Lord, his family, and his community,” Miller said. “On behalf of the United ... Read more

  • MILLER UNVEILS EMERALD COAST HONOR FLIGHT
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2007 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jeff Miller (R-Fl-01) today announced the creation of the Emerald Coast Honor Flight. The Emerald Coast Honor Flight is composed of group of individuals and businesses throughout Northwest Florida who created the organization solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. The mission of Emerald Coast Honor Flight is to fly America's World War II Veterans from Northwest Florida to Washington, D.C., free of charge, to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service... Read more

  • MILLER OPPOSES ENDA
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2007 | Preview rr

    Over the past few weeks I’ve received hundreds of phone calls, letters, and emails from constituents voicing their opposition to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) of 2007. I could not agree more with these constituents. Much like the so called “hate crimes” legislation that went through the House earlier this year, this ill-conceived legislation would divide the people of our nation into separate classifications. In short, the bill would prohibit discrimination in the workplace ... Read more

  • CANTONMENT POST OFFICE NAMED AFTER POSTMASTER HENDRIX
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2007 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) designating the United States Postal Service facility located in Cantonment, Florida, the “Charles H. Hendrix Post Office.” Mr. Hendrix retired from the U.S. Postal Service as Postmaster of the Cantonment Post Office with 37 years of service. “Charles Harold Hendrix was a man of service. He dedicated his life to the Lord, his family, and his community,” Miller said. “On behalf of the Uni... Read more

  • MILLER STATEMENT ON AHMADINEJAD COMMENTS AT COLUMBIA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2007 | Preview rr

    Jeff Miller (R-FL-1) today criticized Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the comments he made today at Columbia University. “I can’t recall ever hearing so many outright lies in such a short period of time. Ahmadinejad denied Iran’s nuclear ambitions, he said women in Iran were "the freest women in the world,” and he denies Iran’s involvement in terrorist activities. In fact, Ahmadinejad’s Iran supports terrorists, has called for the destruction of Israel and is sending insurg... Read more