News From Rep. Lasinski

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...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

LANSING — Yesterday, for the second time in two weeks, a coalition of legislators and community members proposed a series of no-fault auto insurance reforms to address high auto insurance rates in Michigan. In response, state Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township), a member of the House Insurance Committee, issued the following statement:

“As a Michigan driver, and mother of three sons of driving age, I understand well the frustration many have with the outrageous car...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

LANSING — Michigan House and Senate Democrats today called on their Republican colleagues to adopt the Michigan Health Care Bill of Rights now that session in both chambers has resumed.

The resolutions, House Resolution 139 and Senate Resolution 68, would preserve key aspects of the health care system in Michigan, which remain at risk as Congress prepares to attempt another repeal of existing health care laws before Sept. 30.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) honored fallen Detroit Fire Department Firefighter Kevin Vance Ramsey of Dexter today during the state House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 ceremony. Rep. Lasinski read Mr. Ramsey’s name during the ceremony that honors first responders who died in the line of duty the previous year and those lost in the 2001 attacks. Mr. Ramsey’s wife, Amy, was in attendance as he was honored during the ceremony.

“It...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

“I am deeply disappointed that we continue to take money out of classrooms. The bill that made its way out of the House today does not address even one dollar of the enormous unfunded legacy pension liability. It merely shifts costs from state-negotiated and state-managed retirement plans into classroom budgets — shortchanging our students once again. We should be focusing on the serious problems in our state, like job creation and road repair, instead of...

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