Candice Miller for Congress, Michigan

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U.S. REP. CANDICE MILLER/Detroit News http://detnews.com/article/20110811/OPINION01/108110336 We all understand that our great nation is going through trying economic times.   Our national debt has exceeded $14 trillion and the federal government currently borrows 42 cents of every dollar it spends. We also have the problem of 9.1 percent unemployment.   For the last several years, […]

S&P Downgrade

by Candice Miller on August 12, 2011

S&P Downgrade By Michael Garrisi, Detroit Courts Examiner http://www.examiner.com/courts-in-detroit/s-p-downgrade With Standard and Poor’s reduction of the United States credit rating to AA+, comes confirmation that outstanding debt and uncontrolled government spending is damaging the nation’s image. The government has responded by creating a 12 member “supercommittee” to create a plan cutting costs of more than […]

Congressman asks for probe of bin Laden film

by Candice Miller on August 12, 2011

Congressman asks for probe of bin Laden film LARRY MARGASAK/ Associated Press (Detroit News) http://detnews.com/article/20110811/NATION/108110414 Washington — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee sought an investigation Wednesday into the Obama administration’s cooperation with award-winning filmmakers working on a movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.   Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said too […]

Rep. Miller praises boater for rescue

by Candice Miller on August 4, 2011

Macomb Daily http://www.macombdaily.com/articles/2011/08/01/news/srv0000012879887.txt?viewmode=fullstory Congresswoman Candice Miller complimented the heroism of Mount Clemens-based businessman Dean Petitpren and his wife, Diane, who last week helped rescue a New York pilot who was found by the couple 17 hours after he crashed into Lake Huron.   Miller, a Harrison Township Republican, knows the Petitprens and said it was […]

Cleaning up the Great Lakes

by Candice Miller on August 4, 2011

U.S. Coast Guard ready to issue new rules on cleaning ballast water for freighters By Jim Bloch, Voice Reporter http://www.voicenews.com/articles/2011/07/30/news/doc4e305990bf68c778996842.prt New standards governing the cleaning of ballast water in ocean-going freighters, about to be adopted by the U.S. Coast Guard, should help prevent release of non-native species into the Great Lakes and other threatened U.S. […]