It is an honor to represent Elkhart County in the Indiana House of Representatives. I am a lifelong resident of Elkhart County, and I believe that this will be an invaluable asset as I work to be your voice in Indianapolis. This area has provided so many opportunities for me and my family, and now, it is my chance to give back.
My website is intended to keep you informed about all that I am doing at the Statehouse and also provides useful information about our district. My primary concern is, and always will be, the success of District 48, and I believe a large part of securing that success will be bringing more business, and in turn, more jobs to the area.
I truly value your feedback and believe that it is essential to the democratic process. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions, comments or concerns.
House District 48
Indiana House of Representatives: 2014-Present
House District 48: Portions of Elkhart County
Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Direct Line: 317-232-9620
Occupation: Managing Partner Tailor Made Homes, LLC, Creekside Realty LLC, and White Pines Properties
Education: Attended Goshen College
State Representative Doug Miller joined the Indiana House of Representatives in 2014. Rep. Miller is a lifelong resident of Elkhart County. He attended Concord High School and attended Goshen College.
During the mid-1970’s, Rep. Miller began his career as a homebuilder, working for a family owned company until he was able to go into business for himself. His newest venture is Tailor Made Homes, LLC, which began in 2016 to meet the demands of the changing housing market in northern Indiana. He also owns Creekside Realty, LLC and White Pines Properties, LLC.
Rep. Miller is seated on the board of directors for the Builders Association of Elkhart County and holds a life directorship at the Indiana Builders Association. He is also a member of the National Association of Realtors and serves as the state representative for Indiana on the board of directors for the National Association of Homebuilders. He has also served as a member of the Area Plan Commission and the Plat Committee in Elkhart County, in addition to serving as chairman of the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Rep. Miller and his wife Linda have four children.
House District 48 is located in northern Elkhart County and includes all of Cleveland, Osolo and Washington townships and a portion of northwestern Concord Township.
STATEHOUSE (Sept. 21, 2017) — Local communities will receive state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 28, 2017) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2018 legislative session, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).
STATEHOUSE (July 19, 2017) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) is asking Hoosier employers to submit duplicative or redundant state reporting requirements using a new online portal.
“Over the next five years, we will see many improvements to our roads and bridges throughout Elkhart County."
STATEHOUSE (June 6, 2017) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development.
STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2017) — State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with daily duties and joined Miller on the House floor during the legislative session:
STATEHOUSE (April 11, 2017) – State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) bill allowing local governments to release performance bonds more quickly could soon be law.
STATEHOUSE (April 10, 2017) – State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) proposal removing obsolete regulations placed on businesses and another supporting manufactured home dealers could soon be law.
STATEHOUSE (April 6, 2017) – The Indiana House of Representatives recently passed State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) amendment to allow for Elkhart to be a part of an entrepreneur and enterprise district pilot program.
STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2017) — Local lawmakers today at the Statehouse honored the Association for the Disabled of Elkhart County for its dedication to Hoosiers with disabilities.
ELKHART (March 23, 2017) – On Wednesday, Mayor Tim Neese and State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) joined forces at the Statehouse to advance efforts aimed at revitalizing Elkhart’s aging industrial clusters.
STATEHOUSE (March 21, 2017) – State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) bill helping local RV dealers attract out-of-state consumers could soon be law.
STATEHOUSE (March 7, 2017) – Area legislators laced up their sneakers with their suits today at the Statehouse to help raise cancer awareness.
There are 26 ways for a bill to die in session, and only one way for a bill to become law. That being said, moving a bill through the legislative process is not an easy task. It takes time, tremendous effort and a wealth of cooperation with other members of the legislature to create and pass bills successfully.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 22, 2017) – The Indiana House of Representatives Tuesday voted unanimously in support of State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) bill that would require manufactured home dealers to be licensed through the Secretary of State.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 7, 2017) – The House Select Committee on Government Reduction today voted unanimously in support of State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) bill that would help the state reduce burdensome regulations.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 2, 2017) – The House Committee on Local Government today passed two of State Rep. Doug Miller’s (R-Elkhart) bills supporting local government through revitalization and economic growth.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 17, 2017) – Indiana State Police statistics indicate a 35 percent decline in statewide methamphetamine lab seizures during 2016, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 5, 2017) – Applications are now open for students interested in participating in the Indiana House Page Program, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 16, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) has been appointed as vice chair of the House Committee on Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 8, 2016) – The deadline to apply for the Next Generation Teacher Scholarship, paying $7,500 per year for students pursuing a career in education, is Dec. 31, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 22, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day.
STATEHOUSE (Oct. 5, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) announced the launch of a new scholarship program designed to incentivize top-performing high school students to pursue a career teaching in Indiana’s classrooms.
STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) and fellow Republican members of the Indiana House of Representatives are seeking interns for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, which runs from January through April.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 25, 2016) – Elkhart County and six local communities received nearly $4 million in state matching grants this week to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).
STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) will be serving on the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development.
STATEHOUSE (June 9, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) applauds Elkhart Central High School on being recognized for their high scoring on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam.
STATEHOUSE (May 11, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) today honored the Elkhart Lions Club for their contributions to the community.
STATEHOUSE (April 6, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) today joined Gov. Mike Pence and other local officials at the Goshen Theater where Indiana’s new measure providing funding for state and local roads was signed into law.
STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) recently welcomed the following student page to the Statehouse:
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 23, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) welcomes local resident, Adam Freehafer, to the Statehouse where he is interning with the House of Representatives during the 2016 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 19, 2016) – State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) paired his sneakers with his suit today at the Statehouse to help raise cancer awareness.
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