Category: Schmidt

Schmidt supports auto insurance reforms

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement after the Legislature approved a plan to reduce auto insurance rates in the state of Michigan: “This was a somewhat difficult decision for me because the benefits that traumatic accident victims receive is second-to-none. “However, we cannot continue to ignore the skyrocketing…
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Senator Wayne Schmidt

Schmidt supports fiscally responsible Senate budget

LANSING, Mich. — The state Senate on Wednesday approved a package of bills that would fund the state of Michigan for the 2019 fiscal year. “We had a terrific eight years where we were able to get budgets passed well ahead of schedule and I remain hopeful that we’ll be able to do that again…
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Senator Wayne Schmidt

Schmidt supports auto insurance reform

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Wayne Schmidt on Tuesday supported the Senate plan to reduce Michigan’s highest-in-the-nation auto insurance rates. “This was a difficult vote,” said Schmidt, R-Traverse City. “I’ve seen the fantastic benefits we have in our state and I hate to tamper with that quality of care. The simple fact, however, is people…
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Schmidt participates in ‘Suits and Sneakers’ to raise awareness for cancer research

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Wayne Schmidt on Wednesday teamed up with the American Cancer Society and other legislators to bring attention to various cancers and the critical need for additional research. “The Michigan Legislature has participated in ‘Suits and Sneakers’ for a number of years,” said Schmidt, R-Traverse City. “I am proud to have sponsored…
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