Early data suggest the state may not be causing a big jump in the number of biker deaths since the Legislature repealed a law requiring them to wear helmets. The group American Bikers Aiming Toward Education – or ABATE – released those numbers this week.
However, state officials say it’s too early to come to any conclusions.
A liberal advocacy group is attacking state House Speaker Jase Bolger’s past business record in attempt to damage his shot at re-election. The attack comes while Bolger is in the midst of a separate election fraud investigation. The group Progress Michigan says Bolger’s company avoided paying taxes over the course of three years.