Brann continues push for entrepreneurship education

Legislator reintroduces measure from previous term State Rep. Tommy Brann, of Wyoming, has reintroduced a bill he sponsored during the 2017-2018 term that would provide 8th grade social studies students with entrepreneurship and free enterprise instruction. Brann said he was inspired by his personal experience as a restaurant owner and by his upbringing in his…

Rep. Brann announces summer photo contest

State Rep. Tommy Brann has announced a new summer photo contest to help decorate his Lansing office and showcase what the people of the city of Wyoming and Byron Township love most about the 77th  District. Winning photos will be framed and displayed in representative’s office in Lansing. Residents are encouraged to submit photos of…

Rep. Brann, House approve bipartisan solution to lower car insurance rates

State Rep. Tommy Brann today joined his colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to significantly lower car insurance rates 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…

Rep. Brann meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

Rep. Brann votes to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

State Rep. Tommy Brann today voted to approve a landmark plan to fix Michigan’s broken car insurance system and reduce rates for drivers all across the state. Brann said the plan offers drivers personal injury coverage options, reins in medical costs and fights fraud – reforms designed to end Michigan’s long-standing tenure as the state…

Rep. Brann plan makes parole, probation fees more affordable

House unanimously approves critical criminal justice reform State Rep. Tommy Brann’s plan to help former inmates get their lives back on track after they are released from prison was approved today by the Michigan House with unanimous support. Brann, a restaurant owner from Wyoming, said people on parole or probation in Michigan are currently charged…

House overwhelmingly approves Rep. Brann’s plan to ‘Raise the Age’

Legislation ends policy requiring 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in court State Rep. Tommy Brann’s plan to end the policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in Michigan’s criminal justice system today was overwhelmingly approved by the Michigan House. Brann, who sponsored the plan alongside a bipartisan group of his colleagues, said…

Rep. Brann votes to make state government transparent

Plan extends open record requirements to governor, Legislature State Rep. Tommy Brann today voted to approve a bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. Brann, of Wyoming, said the House unanimously approved the multi-bill proposal. “People deserve transparency from their state government,” Brann said. “This legislation gives people the…

Rep. Brann participates in Legislative Polar Plunge

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming led efforts in raising $25,000 for children and adults with mental health challenges at the Capitol on Thursday, participating in the eighth annual Legislative Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan.

Rep. Brann welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming welcomed Pastor Kent A. Rottman of Lee Street Christian Reformed Church in Wyoming to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker Lee Chatfield…

Rep. Brann continues to serve key role in Michigan’s budget process

State Rep. Tommy Brann has been appointed by Speaker Lee Chatfield to serve on the House Appropriations Committee during the 2019-20 legislative session. Brann, of Wyoming, will chair the House’s Judiciary Subcommittee, which is charged with setting the budgets for Michigan’s court systems, as well as the Judicial Tenure Commission and the State Appellate Defender’s…

Rep. Brann ceremoniously sworn into office

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Tommy Brann of Wyoming was ceremoniously sworn into his second term of office on Wednesday by Michigan State Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Markman. Rep. Brann represents the 77th District, which includes Byron Township and the city of Wyoming. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Rep. Brann is joined by friends Mary Ellen…

Rep. Brann’s plan to honor local fallen servicemen signed into law

Portions of U.S. 131 to be renamed in the city of Wyoming State Rep. Tommy Brann’s plan to honor three fallen servicemen from the city of Wyoming has been signed into state law. Brann’s laws memorialize the trio by renaming a portion of U.S. 131 within the city. The portion between exits 78 and 79…