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Today, Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) applauded the unanimous House passage of legislation that would provide legal protections for Guardians ad litem (GAL) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).  They are advocates appointed by a judge to determine what is in the best interest of a party (usually a minor or adult subject to guardianship) who do not have an attorney of their own.  Currently, they are not afforded the same protections as officers of the court like judges and attorneys.

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Wed, Oct 27, 2021

Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today applauded the House Criminal Justice committee passage of House Bill (HB) 226, which would provide legal protections for Guardians ad litem (GAL) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).  These advocates are appointed by a judge to determine what is in the best interest of a party, usually a minor or adult subject to guardianship, who do not have an attorney of their own. Currently, they are not afforded the same protections as officers of the court like judges and attorneys.

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Thu, Oct 21, 2021

COLUMBUS— Today, State Reps. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) testified before the Ohio House Behavioral Health and Recovery Supports Committee on House Bill (HB) 363, which would expand the powers and duties of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) to include planning, preparing and providing services during pandemics, natural disasters and other major emergencies.

 

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Thu, Oct 21, 2021

State Rep. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) today praised the House passage of HB 178, his bipartisan bill with Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland), which would regulate water pressure at pools and other water features. HB 178 was introduced after Makenna Day, then seven-years-old, was seriously injured after standing over a water feature. Water pressure injuries can often require surgery and cause lingering medical problems.

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Wed, Oct 13, 2021

State Reps. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) and Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today provided sponsor testimony before the Ohio Higher Education and Career Readiness Committee on H.B. 415, the Veteran Education Tuition Support Act, which would expand eligibility for in-state tuition to veterans, their spouses, and dependents. The bill would specifically provide in-state tuition to any member of the Ohio National Guard who had 15 days active duty or active duty training in a service year. 

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Tue, Oct 12, 2021

State Representative Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would create the Safe Shelter Initiative within the Ohio Department of Veteran Services (ODVS).  

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Wed, Sep 1, 2021

State Reps. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) and Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today introduced the Veteran Education Tuition Support Act, which would expand eligibility for veterans, their spouses, and dependents for in-state tuition. This bill would specifically provide in-state tuition to any member of the Ohio National Guard who had 15 days active duty or active duty training in a service year. 

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Fri, Aug 27, 2021

COLUMBUS - State Reps. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) and Sarah Fowler-Arthur ( R-Geneva-on-the-Lake) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would require schools to file a report with the Ohio Department of Education regarding teachers who retire under threat of investigation for misconduct. Under current law, schools are only required to report when a teacher resigns under threat of termination or nonrenewal of a contract while under investigation.  

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Wed, Aug 25, 2021

COLUMBUS — Reps. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today introduced legislation that would establish a grant program to help local courts address issues of human trafficking and forced prostitution. The programs aim to help victims of sexual exploitation break free and to educate johns on the harm forced prostitution has on victims and society. 

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Fri, Aug 13, 2021

Reps. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today introduced a resolution encouraging Ohio’s schools to retire the use of Native American mascots and to engage Native American groups as part of that process.

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Wed, Aug 11, 2021