Senior Washington Reporter
Miles started as an assistant editor of Rubber & Plastics News in 1977, shortly after graduating from Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in journalism. In 1980, he was transferred to Washington, D.C., as RPN's Washington reporter, adding the title of Washington reporter for Tire Business when that publication was founded in 1983. He was promoted to senior Washington reporter in 2003. Miles covers federal regulatory affairs, congressional action, the White House and Supreme Court activities as they relate to the tire and rubber industries. Contact Miles at [email protected].
WASHINGTON—It may not be easy, but tire and rubber industry association officials believe they can achieve progress in 2020 through diligent lobbying and industry friends on Capitol Hill. Progress, they said, is especially crucial in four areas: infrastructure, tire registration and recalls, recycling/sustainability, and data access.