Sid Miller was first elected to represent HD-59 in 2001. The businessman, community leader, agriculturist, former schoolteacher, and former school board member currently serves on the Business and Industry and Corrections committees. His has also served the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Education Task Force, House Rural Caucus, the Sportsmen’s Caucus, the House Manufacturer's Caucus, House Veterans and Military Affairs Coalition, the Legislative Caucus for Missing and Exploited Children, the Conservative Coalition and the House Republican Caucus.
Miller was also chosen to work directly on the Agriculture Policy Board and was also appointed to serve on the National Energy Council. Miller also works closely with the American Legislative Exchange Council to better help serve the people of Texas.
Miller has been recognized for his legislative efforts by the Texas Association of Business, who awarded Miller its "Fighter for Free Enterprise Award” and “Outstanding Service Award.” He also received the “Legislator Supporter Award” from the Texas Association of Community Health Centers and been named "2nd Most Conservative Voter" by Texas Eagle Forum. Miller also garnered a “Taxpayer Hero Award” from Texas for Taxpayer Reform, the “Texas At Promise Award” from the Coalition for Hope and Opportunity for Charter Education an award for his support of education in Texas from the Region 12 Superintendents.
He cites as his legislative accomplishments authoring legislation creating the Texas CARES Program to provide free or reduced-cost prescription drugs to uninsured or underinsured Texans.
Sid Miller attended public schools and graduated from DeLeon High School. He is an honors graduate of Cisco Junior College where he received his Associates of Arts Degree. He is an honors graduate of Tarleton State University in Stephenville and earned a Bachelor of Science in Vocational Agriculture Education Degree from the college in 1978.
He is a member of the Leadership Stephenville Alumni, the Tarleton State University Alumni Association, the SISD Athletic Booster Club, the Texas Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association, the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, and the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association.
He is a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a member of the Associated General Contractors of America, and the American Nursery and Landscape Association. The Stephenville Chamber of Commerce recently named him “Entrepreneur of the Year” and was named the “2004 World Champion of Calf Roping” by the United States Calf Roping Association. Miller won the calf roping championship in 2004 and established a new world record as well.
Representative Miller and his wife, Debra, live in Stephenville where their two sons, Truett and Joseph, are both graduates of Tarleton State University.
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Austin, TX 78768
6407 South US Hwy. 377
Stephenville, TX 76401