California (District: 31)
Gary Gene Miller (born October 16, 1948), a member of the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republican_Party_(United_States)">Republican Party, is the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives">U.S. Representative for http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California%27s_31st_congressional_district">California’s 31st congressional district. He was first elected in 2002. The district includes most of southern and western http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Bernardino_County">San Bernardino County. He previously represented the 42nd District from 1999 to 2013 (numbered as the 41st from 1999 to 2013).
Congressman Gary G. Miller is proud to represent California’s 31st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is the Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, which oversees the United States’ banks, stock exchanges, real estate market and insurance industry. Mr. Miller is also a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which oversees the nation’s highways, railroads, airports and water infrastructure. In addition, he is the chairman of the Building A Better America Caucus, a congressional organization promoting quality growth. As a member of these committees and a former small business owner, Mr. Miller brings real-world experience to address the transportation, housing, and water needs of the 31st District.
In addition, Mr. Miller is committed to finding solutions to our nation’s fiscal challenges, and promote economic growth and job creation in the Inland Empire. He is also focused on increasing access to quality health care and working to ensure that students are prepared to enter the 21st century workforce.
Mr. Miller was born in Arkansas, but grew up in Southern California. In his early twenties, he founded the G. Miller Development Company and met his wife, Cathy. They married in 1972 and raised three sons and one daughter. As his family grew, so did his business. G. Miller Development expanded from building single family and custom homes to eventually developing planned communities.
Mr. Miller has served in local government as a city councilman and mayor. In 1995, he was elected to the State Assembly. During his time in Sacramento, he served as Chairman of the Budget Committee, where he helped enact and fund the first class size reduction for California’s schools and a balanced budget that reduced the business tax rate to 1973 levels while maintaining a $310 million reserve.