Rep. Berman announces October office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming October office hours on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Commerce Township Community Library, 180 E. Commerce Road in Commerce. “The Legislature carefully crafted a state budget that works for Oakland County and everyone across Michigan….

Rep. Berman announces September office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming September office hours. Rep. Berman will meet with residents on Monday, September 23 at the following time and location: 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Commerce Township Community Library, 180 E. Commerce Road in Commerce. No appointments are necessary to…

OPINION: Patriot Week is symbolic to what America is all about

Mid-September covers a lot of ground in terms of the history of our great nation. Every year as we approach Sept. 11, we sometimes see pictures on television and across social media of the World Trade Center towers still intact and commanding the New York City skyline before the events that transpired in 2001. They…

Rep. Berman resolution honors Patriot Week

State Rep. Ryan Berman, of Commerce Township, today introduced a resolution declaring the week of Sept. 11-17 as Patriot Week in the state of Michigan. The week serves both as remembrance for the victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and recognition of events that led to the signing of the Constitution of The…

Rep. Berman proposal acts as safeguard for consumers in ticket resale industry

State Rep. Ryan Berman, of Commerce Township, today formally introduced a plan protecting consumers from fraud when they purchase re-sold tickets. Commonly referred to as ‘scalping’ tickets, individuals often buy and sell admission to theatre shows, athletic games, concerts and other events through secondary markets. The internet has offered fertile ground for this practice and…

Rep. Berman announces August office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming August office hours. Rep. Berman will meet with residents on Monday, August 26 at the following time and location: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Commerce Township Community Library, 180 E. Commerce Road in Commerce. No appointments are necessary to…

Berman: End the shell game by sending all fuel taxes to the roads

Any Michigan family knows the best way to stay on top of your budget and pay for the things you need is to keep it simple. That’s why with this state budget, the House of Representatives took the initiative to ensure that every tax dollar paid at the gas pump goes toward fixing our roads….

Rep. Berman announces July office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming July office hours. “We have been working on a number of important issues in Lansing recently and I would like to hear your feedback,” Rep. Berman said. “I look forward to discussing these topics and answering any questions you…

Rep. Berman introduces ‘Lilliana’s Law’ proposal to protect children

Legislation requires annual safety inspections at schools State Rep. Ryan Berman today introduced a bill to require the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to inspect all public and private schools for health and safety violations annually. The legislation follows the tragic death of 3-year-old Lilliana Kerr, who was struck by an improperly secured…

Berman: Budget plans can do more to support public schools

Budget plans passed by the House this week put too much taxpayer money into higher education services used by out-of-state and international students and too few dollars toward K-12 education, said state Rep. Ryan Berman, who voted against the education plans. “I could not support an increase in our state’s higher education budget, knowing these…

Rep. Berman announces June office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming June office hours. Rep. Berman will meet with residents at the following time and location: Saturday, June 15 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Commerce Township Community Library, 180 E. Commerce Road in Commerce. No appointments are necessary to…

State Rep. Ryan Berman: House passes auto insurance reform, consumer protections key

State Rep. Ryan Berman today joined his House colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims, and…