I am honored to serve you in the Connecticut General Assembly and be your voice in Hartford. As Vice Chair of the Environment Committee, I’m committed to protecting Connecticut’s natural resources and open space, and improving the quality of our air and water.
In addition to serving on the Environment Committee, I serve on the Human Services and Public Health Committees. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have concerns involving these committees, current legislation or any other matter.
Thank you again for your interest. The bedrock of a strong democracy is an active citizenry, and I truly appreciate your taking the time to be informed and make your voice heard.
Current News & Issues
REP. MILLER APPLAUDS THE TRANSFER OF "THE PRESERVE"
TO PUBLIC OWNERSHIP
1,000 Acres of Forest to Become Protected Coastal Land. READ MORE
REP. PHIL MILLER ANNOUNCES $450,000 STEAP GRANT FOR CHESTER CENTER VILLAGE REVITALIZATION
This is grant is for phase one of a four phase project to revitalize Chester Center Village and promote economic development. READ MORE
REP. PHIL MILLER EARNS 2013 CTLCV LEGISLATIVE CHAMPIONS AWARD
CT's leading environmental watchdog organization releases 2013 Environmental Scorecard – awards State Representative Philip Miller with the 2013 CTLCV Champions Award for his work on environmental issues in Connecticut. READ MORE
REP. PHIL MILLER LEADS PUBLIC HIKE WITH A PURPOSE
Rep. Miller has long been a proponent of protecting the Preserve. Folks are encouraged to take part in organized hikes to learn more about the area and why preservation is so important. READ THE SHORELINE TIMES ARTICLE
THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND ANNOUNCES CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PRESERVE
"This property is the last of its kind--an intact thousand acre maritime forest, the source waters of three separate watersheds," said Philip Miller, Representative for the 36th district. "It is said that water will be to the twenty-first century what oil was to the twentieth. This will help assure a bright future for this region of Connecticut." Rep. Miller has been working on this issue since 1999. READ MORE
MILLER JOINS SEN. BLUMENTHAL URGING FEDERAL ACTION ON “RIGHT TO KNOW” GMO LEGISLATION
On the heels of Rep. Miller’s GMO legislation (Public Act 13-183) passing in Connecticut, Senator Richard Blumenthal, food safety advocates, parents and farmers vowed to keep up the momentum and called on other states and Congress to adopt labeling of foods containing GMOs. READ MORE