An election year tax cut could be in the offing for individual filers in Michigan. State House Republican leaders say they want to bring that into the discussions on phasing out a tax on industrial equipment.
Michigan’s new law allowing motorcyclists to ride without a helmet is affecting insurance companies and agencies. A major provision of the law requires a biker to add at least $20,000 of medical coverage to their policy.
That has led to new activity for insurance companies. WKAR’s Scott Pohl reports that the extra work doesn’t seem to be adding much to the bottom line.
Whenever Michigan resident Robert McGeorge used to ride his motorcycle across the Indiana state line, he would stop at the first rest area to take his helmet off, where it was legal to do so.
Eighty-seven people drowned in the Great Lakes last year. That’s tragic and unacceptable, according to Bob Pratt. In 2007, Pratt founded the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project and started training surfers in lifesaving techniques.
A dog that survived being put down in a pet shelter gas chamber paid a visit to the state Capitol Thursday. Daniel and his owner Joe Dwyer of Nutley, New Jersey tour the country to campaign against the use of gas chambers by pet shelters.