State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

LANSING — Yesterday, House Democrats filed a discharge petition to bring House Bill 5124, which would provide immediate auto insurance rate relief for seniors aged 62 and older, to the House floor for a vote. Republican leadership refused them the opportunity for the bill to be considered. In response, state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) issued the following statement: 

“If there is one thing we should all be in agreement on, it’s that Michigan seniors should...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

LANSING — This evening, the Michigan House of Representatives voted on House Bill 5013, which makes various changes to the state’s auto no-fault insurance system. The bill failed to pass, and in response, state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) issued the following statement:

“Michigan drivers pay the highest auto insurance rates in the nation, and while addressing those costs is critical, this bill didn’t do that. Instead, it would have given insurance companies what they wanted:...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

LANSING — Today House Bill 5013, one of several plans introduced to reform auto no-fault in Michigan, passed out of committee. In response, state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) issued the following statement:

“Today I put forward an amendment to strikeout redlining, to ensure that the people of Detroit would not be left behind in the conversation to advance Fair and Affordable Insurance, as reflected in House Bill 5111, and I’m disheartened that the amendment failed....

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LANSING — A bipartisan coalition of Michigan legislators introduced a package of bills aimed at reforming the state’s auto insurance system and lowering costs for Michigan residents last week. A plan for Fair and Affordable No Fault Reform, the 15-bill package takes on the high cost of auto insurance by directly addressing the causes of increased costs for Michigan drivers: unprosecuted fraud, high medical reimbursements, system inefficiencies, high litigation rates, and a lack of consumer...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

LANSING — Today House Bill 5013 received a hearing in the House Insurance Committee, testimony for which lasted the majority of the day. In the bill’s current form it would provide temporary financial relief, but only if a driver agreed to a coverage cap for future claims. In addition, in HB 5013’s current language there is no provision guaranteeing an extension of the rate reduction beyond five years. In response, state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit)...

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