Richard Berman
Washington, DC

Richard Berman is the president of Berman and Company, a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C....

Seattle's Mayor Didn't Agree With A College Study On His $15 Min. Wage Hike. So He Cut Its Funding.
By Richard Berman - 5 months ago
Earlier this month, 17 states and localities raised their minimum wage. Ten California municipalities saw wage increases, with the gen
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The Republican Party's Best Policy Isn't Taxes Or Healthcare - It's Labor Reform
By Richard Berman - 6 months ago
Forget the American Health Care Act. Forget tax reform. The Republican Party's best policy proposal has to do with labor reform.It
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Don't Be Fooled: Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Is Just Another Partisan Hitman
By Richard Berman - 7 months ago
“Incompetence at best." "They should all be fired." "Much worse [than Watergate].” So read the recent tweets of Richard W. Painter, on
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No, 'Europe Does It Too' Isn't a Good Reason to Lower the Drunk Driving BAC Limit
By Richard Berman - 7 months ago
Earlier this year, Utah lowered its drunk driving limit to 0.05 BAC - the lowest level in the country. (I explained why it's a bad ide
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The New DNC Chair Has A Message For Union Members Who Voted Trump. But His Numbers Don't Add Up...
By Richard Berman - 8 months ago
Tom Perez, the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), just made his pitch to union voters. He wasted his breath.
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Washington's Worst Government Agency: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
By Richard Berman - 8 months ago
Washington, D.C. is known for many things: Majestic monuments, smoky steakhouses, and wasteful bureaucracy at its worst. From the Envi
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TripAdvisor's Alliance With PETA Deserves A One-Star Review
By Richard Berman - 9 months ago
After months of negotiations with the radical activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), TripAdvisor no longer
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Lawmaker's New 'Drunk Driving' Proposal Is So Severe That Even MADD Is Weighing In...
By Richard Berman - 10 months ago
A Washington Democrat recently introduced legislation lowering the state's legal driving limit to 0.05 BAC. The Evergreen State joins
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Big Labor Bosses Are Bullying Betsy DeVos - But Our Real Education Problem Is Them
By Richard Berman - a year ago
“Betsy DeVos is not qualified, and even more than unqualified, Betsy DeVos is an actual danger to students - especially our most vulne
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The Scary Fundraising Numbers You Need To See: The Left Isn't Going Anywhere In 2017
By Richard Berman - a year ago
The holiday season is typically a boon for nonprofit organizations and advocacy groups receiving flurries of gifts into the new year.
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Why Blue Collar Employees Turned Their Backs On Union Bosses In 2016
By Richard Berman - a year ago
Big Labor spent more than $160 million on the 2016 election. Almost 90 percent of union campaign contributions went to Democrats. Sinc
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The Humane Society Treats Human Beings Inhumanely
By Richard Berman - a year ago
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)—America’s leading marketer of sad puppy faces—is rarely thought of as a lobbying force.
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New App Alerts Business Owners When The Minimum Wage Gets Increased - And Lets Them Fight Back
By Richard Berman - a year ago
Need to share a picture with the world? There's an app for that. Need a ride in five minutes or less? There's an app for that. Need to
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Drunk Driving Is A Problem, But Mandatory Breathalyzers Won't Solve It.
By Richard Berman - a year ago
How do you stop drunk driving? Activists would tell you to stop drunk drivers from turning on their cars.The mandatory installatio
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Americans Fighting Against the $15 Minimum Wage Are Losing the Battle. Here's How They Can Win.
By Richard Berman - a year ago
On July 1st, 15 state and local wage increases took effect nationwide—from Washington, D.C. to California and Oregon. The increases co
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Why Is The US Broadcasting Chinese Propaganda On Our Radio Stations?
By Richard Berman - a year ago
Would the Chinese government allow U.S. government-controlled companies to broadcast pro-America news coverage in China?Of course
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3 Reasons Why DC's New $15 Minimum Wage Is Economically Insane
By Richard Berman - a year ago
Washington, D.C. has officially lost its mind. The District just embraced a $15 minimum wage—really a starter wage—and nearly doubled 
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How Much the Chinese Have Spent Buying Hollywood Companies Should Make Every American Nervous
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
Hollywood celebrities have long expressed their disdain for Chinese foreign policy—specifically China’s stance on Tibet. “We have to b
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California's Chemical Labeling Law Seems Innocent...Until You See Why Attorneys Are Smiling
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
WARNING: A new California mandate now requires businesses to notify consumers about potential exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemica
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This Bill Does Something That Hasn't Been Done Since The 1940s. Why Isn't The GOP Talking About It?
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7auTaOW-pA[/embed]We've heard it all this election cycle: Whose wall is taller, whose hand
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Clinton Crusader Ruins What Little Reputation His 'Non-Partisan' Organization Had Left
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
The Left's network of advocacy vehicles and watchdog groups is vast. Some of them—like the Economic Policy Institute—are more careful
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You Think A $15 Minimum Wage Is High? Wait Until You See What The Left's Cooking Up Next...
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
As I recently noted, the “expert economists” who support a $15 minimum wage aren't really experts. Some aren't even economists.It 
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The 'Expert Economists' Who Support A $15 Minimum Wage Are Actually Radicals, Marxists, Or Nutjobs
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
The Fight for $15 has made its goal clear: Hike the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, even if it results in massive job loss—which
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Donald Trump Has A Big Labor Problem
By Richard Berman - 2 years ago
Super Tuesday has come and gone, and Donald Trump’s candidacy looks stronger than ever.It begs the question: How do you go after T
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