Tim Miller Endorsed by Minnesota State Senator Andrew Lang (District 17)
July 17, 2017 – Alexandria, MN… Tim Miller, the conservative candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District has announced the endorsement of Senator Andrew Lang (District 17) from west-central Minnesota.
Senator Lang issued the following comments about his endorsement for Miller in the race for MN-07: “It’s my honor to endorse my friend and fellow representative in rural Minnesota and our 7th District, Tim Miller. Tim has been a constant source of inspiration and encouragement. He has the vision, the fortitude and the conviction to represent us in Congress and stand up to the political insiders and lifelong politicians who have left rural Minnesota behind as we struggle just to maintain status quo. I look forward to campaigning with Tim and for us to get on a fresh new path for a brighter future in our 7th Congressional District.”
In response to Senator Lang’s endorsement, Miller said the following: “It’s incredibly humbling to receive the endorsement of Senator Lang. A fellow Army veteran and conservative member of our State Senate, I’m proud to have the support of Senator Lang. His endorsement is critical and will be of tremendous benefit as we build out our ground team in Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Renville and Swift Counties.”
Andrew Lang is in this his first term representing District 17 in the State Senate, which includes Chippwa, Kandiyohi, Renville and Swift Counties. Lang is Vice-Chair of the Veterans and Military Affaris Finance and Policy Committee, and also serves on Agriculture, Rural Development, Environment and Natural Resource focused committees in the Minnesota State Senate. A graduate of St. Cloud State University, Lang is a major and logistics officer in the Minnesota Army National Guard. Andrew and his wife Susan have two children and are members of the Cross of Cavalry Lutheran Church.
Tim Miller is a U.S. Army Veteran, small business owner and Member of the MN House of Representatives. As Vice Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, Tim successfully led efforts to roll back burdensome state regulations that have gotten in the way of agribusiness. Notably, he stood up against legislation backed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that have resulted in devastating regulatory restraints on the sugar beet and ethanol industries. Miller was the chief author of the Rural Finance Authority bill that received unanimous bipartisan support and was signed into law by Governor Dayton in February, 2017. He lives with his wife Cherie and their family in the town of Prinsburg in Kandiyohi County. Tim and Cherie have been blessed with a blended family of seven children and four grandchildren.