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 invites local student to Capitol

  State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township and Speaker Lee Chatfield welcomed Braden DiMarco to the state Capitol Wednesday. Rep. Berman invited the student to job-shadow him during the day after he expressed interest in learning more about the legislative process. Braden took part in meetings in the lawmaker’s office, watched state House committee…

Rep. Berman announces March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township today announced his annual March is Reading Month tour. As part of March is Reading Month, the lawmaker will visit schools throughout the Walled Lake and West Bloomfield districts and read to students, encouraging them to develop a lifelong interest in reading. “A love for reading will benefit…

Rep. Berman welcomes local rabbi to lead House invocation

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township welcomed Rabbi Paul Yedwab (center) to the state Capitol to lead Tuesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Yedwab serves the Temple Israel synagogue in West Bloomfield. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Berman attends annual State of the State address

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township welcomed his brother Tom Berman to the state Capitol for the annual State of the State address. Tom Berman, President of PEN, Inc., also recently served as an Oakland County Commissioner and a Keego Harbor City Council Member. Rep. Berman represents the residents of the city of Wixom,…

Rep. Berman joined by family for opening of the 100th Legislature

State Rep. Ryan Berman of Commerce Township was joined by his family at the state Capitol Wednesday to officially open the 100th Michigan Legislature. Rep. Berman was administered the oath of office by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Kathleen Dreifus (mother), Stacie Berman (wife), Sloane Berman (daughter), Morgan Berman (daughter),…

2019 Freshman Legislators

Our incoming freshman legislators took a minute for a photo on the House floor while at the Capitol for orientation.