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Columnist Nancy Kaffer on Dan Gilbert's plan to change auto insurance

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Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert says he could bring back a ballot proposal to overhaul to state’s auto insurance, if the state Legislature doesn’t do anything about it soon. ";s:

A lot of people have tried – and failed – to make significant changes to Michigan’s auto insurance system. Michigan drivers pay some of the highest premiums in country. Enter Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert. The billionaire chairman of Quicken Loans says he’s ready to take the issue to the voters in the form of a ballot proposal, if the state Legislature doesn’t take action soon.

Detroit Free Press columnist Nancy Kaffer talks to Michigan Radio's Morning Edition host Doug Tribou about Gilbert’s plans.

You can read Kaffer's writing, including her column on Gilbert's proposal, on the Free Press' opinion page. You also can follow her on Twitter: @nancykaffer.

Doug Tribou joined the Michigan Radio staff as the host of Morning Edition in 2016. Doug first moved to Michigan in 2015 when he was awarded a Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
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