Stories tagged: "Ryan Berman"

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Proposed Republican Legislation Would Decimate Michigan’s Unemployment Trust Fund

The trust fund helps out-of-works Michiganders stay afloat during the pandemic. These are the leaders undermining it.

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Schools Reopen Tuesday. Here’s What Legislators Wanted but Aren’t Getting.

Republicans pushed privatizing e-learning, while Democrats questioned using fall data. Teachers just wanted to be part of the discussion.

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Educators: Stop Using the Pandemic as an Excuse to Privatize Schools

One back-to-school proposal supported by Michigan Republicans like state Reps. Greg Markkanen and Ryan Berman would bring privatization to distance learning, leaving teachers in the lurch.

Reps. Laurie Pohutsky and Ryan Berman discussing the state of nursing homes during the pandemic. Photos via MI House TV.
WATCH: State Reps Clash Over Coronavirus Cases in Michigan’s Nursing Homes

Michigan's most vulnerable residents are dying from the coronavirus at alarming rates. Here's why Reps Laurie Pohutsky and Ryan Berman got into a heated debate about what to do about it.

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Michigan Republicans Want to Cut School Budgets Instead of Taking Federal COVID Aid

Rep. Ryan Berman (R-Commerce Twp.) insists schools will be fully funded even without federal aid, but his Republican colleagues warn cuts to K-12 might run deep.