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Coast Guard authorization bill clears House

by Candice Miller on April 2, 2014 By Aaron Martin  |  April 2, 2014 The House of Representatives approved legislation on Tuesday that would authorize U.S. Coast Guard operations for fiscal years 2015 and 2016. House Homeland Security Committee Vice Chair Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) said passage of the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act is necessary to ensure the Coast Guard’s continued role […]

Historical lighthouses receive grants

by Candice Miller on March 13, 2014 Michigan’s State Historic Preservation Office announced recently that Huron County’s Pointe aux Barques and Port Austin Reef lighthouses will receive grants totaling $66,633 from the Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program funded by the state’s specialty license plate program Rep. Candice Miller established when serving as Secretary of State. Rep. Miller supported the grants, saying spending […]

Charles E. Ramirez–Air-Force-must-prove-it-can-replace-A-10–before-cutting-Selfridge-fleet The Detroit News U.S. Rep. Candice Miller says the U.S. Air Force must demonstrate it has other aircraft that are equipped to replace A-10 attack fighters at Michigan’s largest military base before the A-10s are eliminated in 2017. “Before Congress can even consider allowing the divestment of the vital A-10 fleet, the Air […]

  By Chad Selweski, The Macomb Daily POSTED: 03/12/14, 5:52 PM EDT The future of Selfridge Air National Guard Base took a dramatic turn Wednesday as a new Air Force plan called for the elimination of the A-10 aircraft at the Harrison Township facility in exchange for the addition of KC-135 mid-air refueling planes. The proposal […]

Move to block carp from the Great Lakes hits rough water

by Candice Miller on February 28, 2014

DETROIT — Virtually everybody agrees that Asian carp are a serious threat to everything that matters about the Great Lakes. Now, a conservative member of Congress from Michigan wants to do something radical about it before the lakes are destroyed. U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, of suburban Detroit, is not usually eager to support new spending […]