Auto insurance legislation to help Michigan residents

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Some Upper Peninsula state representatives are speaking out about auto reform legislation in Michigan. 

State Representative and Republican Beau LaFave with the 108th District supports the bill that passed the house earlier this week.

It would reportedly lower auto insurance for all Michiganders.

LaFave is encouraging voters who agree with the measure to contact Governor Gretchen Whitmer and demand that she sign it into law.

“This was my number one priority when I was elected the first time. I worked very hard to get a bill close. This is the closest we’ve been in forty years and the only time that the Michigan house ever voted to fix car insurance prices once and for all in over four decades. We are one signature away from saving the average family in the U.P. a thousand bucks a year,” said Representative LaFave.

Democratic State Representative Sara Cambensy of the 109th District understands that this won’t guarantee a rate reduction, but it will push the process forward.

Michigan’s auto insurance rate is over $2,000, making it the highest in the United States.

The Michigan Senate also passed an auto insurance reform bill.

Governor Whitmer is expected to sign or veto the legislation on Monday.

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