Moss on fast-tracking of Senate auto insurance plan

LANSING — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) has issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate rushed through Senate Bill 1, which makes dramatic changes to Michigan’s auto insurance system by gutting no-fault and ends lifetime medical coverage for those injured in an automobile accident.

“Michigan ranks dead last among all 50 state governments in transparency and accountability, and this bill is a shining example of legislation that was kept in the dark until the last hour. This is no way to govern. Today’s vote doesn’t guarantee a rate reduction because it fails to address the rampant discrimination in billing that exists in and around our district. Rather, this legislation is cruel: It pulls the rug out from families who depend on high-quality medical coverage for auto injuries. I voted against this bill and remain rooted on the side of victims which, sadly, could be any one of us.

“I believe there is a way to lower our ridiculously high auto insurance bills without giving up our essential coverage. I will continue to be a consistent advocate to eliminate non-driving factors that keep our rates high based on a person’s ZIP code, credit score or education level. Michigan drivers deserve better, and they deserve a transparent process.”

###


More news:

Moss, Wittenberg on Elevated Lead Levels in Oak Park, Hazel Park Drinking Water Sen. Moss: State Budgets Leave Many Shortchanged Legislative Update: Changes to Michigan’s No-Fault Auto Insurance. Full Newsletter

Subscribe to my e-newsletter!

Sign up to be the first to know what I'm doing to build a thriving community and fight for you.

First Name is required

Last Name is required

Email Address is required

Zip Code is required


We take your privacy seriously. View our Privacy Policy.