Speaker of the House Jason Wentworth today released the following statement on the MCCA’s decision to refund a portion of its surplus operating funds to Michigan drivers:
“Delivering real savings like this to Michigan drivers is the entire reason we fixed the state’s broken auto insurance system in 2019. We wrote this law to include an automatic refund next year, and I’m glad our reforms have produced large enough savings for the MCCA to act immediately and return that money to the people even sooner. No fault reform is working, and the savings and benefits for Michigan families are getting better all the time.
“I’m also glad to see the governor join us in support of this law. It took a lot of time and effort to get this done, and even now some people still talk about scaling it back. The governor’s endorsement of the current law and the savings it produces as is shows how successful our reform has been.”
The Michigan Legislature yesterday finished up work on the new state budget that will go into effect this fall. The state House passed the bills with large bipartisan majorities. After wrapping up negotiations with the governor and the state Senate, Speaker of the House Jason Wentworth (R-Farwell) today highlighted some of the ways in which Northern Michigan will benefit from the agreement.
Speaker Wentworth talks to Capitol reporters on the House floor Tuesday after the passage of House Joint Resolution R, which would change the state’s term limits law to allow lawmakers more time in each chamber while reducing the overall time they could serve at the Capitol. Speaker Wentworth says the plan, which Michigan residents would […]
LANSING, Mich. — Legislative Republicans on Thursday approved $2.5 billion in relief for Michigan residents, providing help for individuals, families, seniors and military veterans struggling to afford the economy under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.