Michigan lawmakers work to reduce state's auto insurance rates

Published: May. 2, 2019 at 5:00 AM EDT
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The top republican in the Michigan State Senate says a plan to reduce the state's auto insurance rates, which are the highest in the country, will be introduced in the state legislature within days.

Those words from Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey come as Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered a review of how Michigan auto insurers charge drivers.

The governor wants the Department of Insurance and Financial Services to look at how non-driving factors like credit scores are used to set rates

State republicans have been holding committee hearings and working on a plan to reduce auto insurance rates.

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