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Johnson, Bert (D)

State Senator District 2
Office: 3300 Capitol View
Term: Final
Phone: (517) 373-7748
Email: senbjohnson@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: 36 McLean Street, Highland Park, MI 48203
Website: http://senatedems.com/johnson/
Seat Number: 16
Standing Committees: Families, Seniors and Human Services(VC), Outdoor Recreation and Tourism(VC), Insurance, Regulatory Reform
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


POLITICAL CAREER

Senator Johnson served two terms in the Michigan House. During his last term, Johnson served as chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee. Johnson is a former legislative staffer to Rep. Bill McConico and chaired the House Detroit Caucus. He was one of the sponsors of the Michigan Film Production Tax Credit program. Johnson beat out former State Representative Ken Daniels in the August 2010 Democratic primary in the 2nd Senate District.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Prior to being elected to the Senate, Bert served two terms as a State Representative, replacing his term-limited former boss, Bill McConico, whom he served as Chief of Staff for five years.

EDUCATION

University of Detroit Mercy.

PERSONAL

Born 10/20/73

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Christopher White
cwhite@senate.michigan.gov

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