Representative Adam C. Miller - House District 17
 

10.11.18 - Rep. Miller Announces Bill To Provide More Resources To Local Economies

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 740 , bipartisan legislation with Representative Steven Arndt (R-Port Clinton) that would give port authorities, Community Improvement Corporations (CIC) and Community Development Corporations (CDC) in Ohio the ability to tap into the state’s bonding authority.  The state would then provide those proceeds to the port authorities, CICs and CDCs for economic development projects.

 
 

08.21.18 - Miller Tapped To Help Shape Public Policy On House Transportation And Public Safety Committee

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced he has been selected to serve on the Ohio House Transportation and Public Safety Committee, a legislative panel tasked with shaping the state’s public policy governing Ohio’s roads, highways, infrastructure and driving laws.

“Our economic success and public safety largely depend on having reliable, modern infrastructure and commonsense laws that keep drivers and pedestrians safe,” said Miller. “I look forward to strengthening our state, and moving us forward in the right direction through my work on the committee. I am honored to have this opportunity.”

 
 

05.23.18 - Rep. Miller Announces Bill To Reduce Financial Burdens Of Adoption

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 661, pro-family legislation to assist prospective adoptive families with procedural costs and other financial burdens associated with adoption.

 
 

05.02.18 - Columbus Reps. Boggs, Miller Introduce Bill To Clean Up Urban Blight

 

State Reps. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) and Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today introduced legislation to clean up blighted properties in urban communities across Ohio. The bill comes as many communities struggle with the state’s ongoing opioid crisis, underemployment and an abundance of foreclosed and abandoned properties. The Columbus-area lawmakers say their plan would combat neighborhood blight and increase local property values.

 
 

04.13.18 - Rep. Miller Promoted To U.S. Army Reserve JAG Corps Colonel

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced his selection for promotion to full Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. Miller is one of only 13 drilling monthly soldiers selected across the U.S. Army Reserve.

 
 

03.29.18 - Rep. Miller: State Investments Key To Growing Central Ohio Economy, Creating Jobs

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 529, the state’s $2.6 billion biennial capital bill. The capital budget is primarily used to fund the upkeep of state facilities, colleges and university campuses and state lands, but also includes a number of community projects that directly impact the West Columbus “Hilltop” neighborhood.  The bill includes more than $110 million to replace the 178 bed Kosar facility at the Hilltop’s Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare Hospital.

 
 

02.23.18 - Miller: Ohio House Dems Stand With Ohio Workers, Speak Out Against GOP Anti-worker Bills

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Democratic House members from across the state today issued statements in support of the Working People’s Day of Action planned for Saturday, February 24 at the Ohio Statehouse. The Ohio march comes on the heels of the introduction of six Republican-sponsored constitutional amendments to implement so-called “right to work” legislation and other workplace restrictions in the Buckeye State. 

“Ohio’s elected officials should be focused on creating jobs, ensuring safer neighborhoods, and improving education. Vilifying the middle class and attacking Ohio’s long, proud relationship with organized labor is more than just a political sideshow, it is detrimental to our state’s economic future.”—Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus)

 
 

02.22.18 - State Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Increase Solicitation Penalties

 

State Reps. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) and Jim Hughes (R-Upper Arlington) today introduced legislation to increase penalties for those convicted of solicitation from a third to a first-degree misdemeanor. As Ohio’s opioid crisis has worsened in recent years, the number of prostitution-related arrests has increased by more than 30 percent across the state.

 
 

02.08.18 - Rep. Miller To Host Community Office Hours February 10

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) will hold community office hours Saturday, February 10 from 10:00-11:00a.m. at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, South High Branch located at 3540 South High Steet in Columbus. Office hours are a great opportunity for constituents to meet with Rep. Miller, discuss issues and engage the legisaltive process. The event is free and open to the public.

 

 
 

01.29.18 - Rep. Miller To Host Community Office Hours February 3

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced he will be hosting community office hours Saturday, February 3 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the South High Branch Library and 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the Hilltop Y.  

 
 

01.26.18 - Bipartisan "Blight Bill" Would Protect Neighborhoods From Dangerous Properties, Lawmaker Says

 

State Rep. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) today announced the introduction of the Blight Bill, bipartisan legislation to expedite legal action against landlords whose negligence creates a safe haven for illegal activity on their properties. The Blight Bill comes as many Ohio neighborhoods deal with economic decline and Ohio’s ongoing opioid crisis.

 
 

10.18.17 - Miller To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Rep. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) will hold district office hours Thursday, October 26 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Crossroads United Methodist Church, and 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hilltop YMCA.

These are excellent opportunities for local residents to meet with Rep. Miller to share their ideas, questions and concerns. This event is free and open to the public.

 
 

08.16.17 - Dem Lawmakers Introduce School Safety Drill Bill To Better Prepare Students, Local Communities For Emergencies

 

State Reps. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) and Bernadine Kennedy Kent (D-Columbus) recently introduced new legislation titled the School Safety Drill bill to help improve emergency response readiness in school districts across the state.

“The School Safety Drill bill will directly improve communication between school districts and first responders by involving all qualified parties in the emergency procedure rehearsal,” said Miller, a former school board member, teacher and a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve JAG Corps with military service in Afghanistan. “The Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) drill used in the military is a proven best practice in helping identify gaps in emergency response planning. I believe school districts need a similar tool to help ensure our students are safe.”

 
 

06.01.17 - Rep. Miller Testifies On Bipartisan Bill To Increase Military Representation In Ohio Counties

 

State Reps. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) this week gave sponsor testimony before the House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security Committee in support of House Bill 192, bipartisan legislation to increase military representation across the state by allowing Veterans Services Commission’s in Ohio counties to add up to two additional members. 

“The military spouse is the service member’s secret weapon. The military spouse provides the resiliency, the support, and all of the unspoken understanding so critical for those called to serve in harm’s way. Our Veteran’s Services capacity will expand tenfold with the addition of a military spouse in our commissions,” said Miller.

 
 

05.23.17 - Rep. Miller Announces ODE Summer Food Service Program For Ohio's Youth

 

State Rep. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) recently announced the Ohio Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program is underway to ensure children ages eighteen and under receive free nutritious meals during the summer months when school is not in session.

Additionally, young adults ages nineteen through twenty-one that are currently enrolled in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) are also eligible to use the Summer Food Services Program. The program is free and there is no sign up required. 

 
 

01.31.17 - Miller To Help Shape Public Policy On Ohio House Legislative Panels

 

State Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced the committees on which he will serve to help shape and refine public policy during the 132nd General Assembly.  

“I am tremendously humbled and honored to serve on these impactful committees. I'm especially looking forward to working with all of my colleagues to help make Ohio's education system second-to-none and to provide a continuity of service for veterans and military families that sets the pace for our great nation,” said Miller, a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain Division in 2004. “In addition, serving on the Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee gives me an opportunity to leverage best practices and build on relationships forged with fellow service members over the past 20 years in the United States military.”

 
 

01.06.17 - Newly-seated Miller Announces Open Office Hours For Constituents

 

Newly-elected state Rep. Adam Miller (D-Marble Cliff) today announced upcoming open office hours for constituents of the 17th Ohio House District. Miller officially took the oath of office Tuesday after winning election to the Statehouse last November.

“Office hours are a great way to connect with community members and let them know we’re ready to help with any challenges, ideas and concerns,” said Miller.

 

 
 

01.05.17 - Adam Miller Sworn In As State Representative

 

Adam Miller (D-Marble Cliff) was officially sworn in to the Ohio House of Representatives Tuesday as state representative for the 17th House District. Miller, elected to his first House term in November, will serve the people of parts of south and west Columbus, including Franklinton, the Hilltop, Valleyview, Franklin Township, Marble Cliff, Hamilton Township, and slivers of Grove City and Prairie and Jackson Townships.

“I am extremely humbled and honored to join the state legislature as a voice for the people of the seventeenth district,” said Miller. “I am ready to get to work on issues that matter most to our community, particularly helping our residents fight the opioid addiction crisis, expanding veterans’ services, creating better paying jobs for our citizens and providing more meaningful educational opportunities for our children.”