New No-Fault Bill Caps Benefits, Cuts Costs For 2 Years

February 21, 2014

"This is the holy grail of Republican policy-making in Lansing."

Rick Pluta, Michigan Public Radio, on new no-fault auto insurance reform bill.

State House Speaker Jase Bolger is bringing no-fault insurance reform back to the Legislature. He wants to cap medical benefits at $10 million dollars, ending Michigan's unique unlimited benefits model. The bill comes as lawmakers consider election year tax breaks and look for some quick cash to fix our bumpier-than-usual roads, damaged by the harsh winter. WDET’s Pat Batcheller asked Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta…what the speaker is calling for. Click the audio links above to hear the conversation.