auto insurance

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The state Legislature’s GOP leaders say they will delay sending bills to Governor Gretchen Whitmer to change Michigan’s auto insurance system. As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, Whitmer says she’d veto the plans.


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UPDATED Thursday at 1:30 p.m.: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn't embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it falls short and that her first priority is passing a budget that fixes the state's roads.

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The state Senate Tuesday approved a bill to change the rules governing how auto insurance is sold in Michigan. As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, the bill would place new caps on medical benefits for people who don’t buy additional coverage.


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Michigan's Senate was poised to pass legislation Tuesday aimed at cutting the country's highest average auto insurance premiums by eliminating a requirement that drivers buy unlimited medical benefits to cover crash injuries.

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Michigan's mandatory fee to cover unlimited medical benefits for catastrophically injured drivers is rising to a record $220 per vehicle, which is more than double what it was a decade ago.

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From changing the state’s freedom of information laws to attempts to stop observing daylight-saving time – lawmakers in Lansing are trying again on issues that didn’t pass during previous sessions. Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth reports.


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Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert says he’s ready to start a ballot campaign to try to lower the state’s auto insurance rates.


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The cost of repairing body damage after a car accident is going up. Safety is becoming a big focus for car companies, but what if your new car with this technology gets rear-ended? The repair bill just shot up.


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Some lawmakers in Lansing are trying – once again –  to tackle the state’s car insurance rates. Michigan’s rates are among the highest in the nation.


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Michigan drivers with auto insurance will pay more money than ever — $192 annually per vehicle — to cover unlimited medical benefits for severely injured motorists.

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