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Michigan drivers responsibility fees to be eliminited

 

February 15, 2018

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

SCOTT DIANDA, Democrat from Calumet in Contrast Coffee Mar. 31, 2017, discussed health care costs with John and Mary Turkal of Bessemer. Later during a question and answer session, Dianda said he would like to see additional fees leveled on Michigan drivers by the Department of the Treasury removed as they needlessly punish Michigan's drivers.

LANSING - Secretary of State Ruth Johnson made the following statement regarding the announced deal to eliminate Driver Responsibility Fees: 

"This announced deal to address and fully eliminate Driver Responsibility Fees is great news for Michigan motorists. The automatic fees collected by the Department of Treasury were a terrible mistake during the dark days of Michigan's lost decade. They're a double-penalty that hit hard-working Michigan families and unlike the underlying traffic ticket, judges couldn't review or offer alternate ways of taking care of the added fee.

"The fact that we'r...



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