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…

Rep. Berman: Auto insurance reforms to bring Oakland County drivers savings, protections

Long-overdue auto insurance reform supported by Rep. Ryan Berman was signed into state law today, guaranteeing lower rates for drivers in Oakland County and across Michigan. The bipartisan reforms – approved earlier by Berman and the Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, combat fraudulent claims and take steps 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…

Rep. Berman town hall draws over 40 residents

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township hosted over 40 community members for a town hall meeting on Thursday to discuss road funding in Michigan. Joining him were special guests Rep. Jack O’Malley, chair of the House Transportation Committee, and Dennis Kolar, Managing Director of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC). “It was encouraging…

Rep. Berman announces May office hours

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township invites constituents of the 39th District to his upcoming May office hours. “I look forward to meeting with members of our community and hearing their opinions on the important issues currently being debated in Lansing,” Rep. Berman said. “Feedback from residents on road funding, auto no-fault insurance and…

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

The Michigan House today approved a landmark plan to fix our state’s much-maligned car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, state Rep. Ryan Berman announced. Berman voted in favor of the plan to offer drivers personal injury coverage options, rein in medical costs and fight fraud – features designed to end Michigan’s…

Rep. Berman accepting nominations for Outstanding Educator Award

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township is seeking outstanding educators throughout the 39th District to present with an Outstanding Educator Award. Each month, starting in May, at least one educator from Huron Valley Schools, Walled Lake Consolidated Schools or West Bloomfield School District will be presented with a tribute from Rep. Berman’s office. Any…

Rep. Berman invites residents to town hall meeting on road funding

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township will host a town hall meeting with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann on Thursday, May 9 to discuss road funding in Michigan. “We all know how bad Michigan roads are and that we need an affordable solution to fix them. This event is a great…