Rep. Wentworth: Long-overdue rate relief has arrived for Michigan drivers

Rollout of state’s new no-fault law a major milestone After nearly 50 years of being forced to purchase what became the most expensive car insurance in the nation, Michigan drivers will finally have the long-overdue rate relief they deserve after the state’s new no-fault law takes effect July 1, Rep. Jason Wentworth announced today. Wentworth,…

Wentworth: Return to Learn plan maximizes learning; prioritizes student safety

$1.3 billion plan implements robust distance learning, safety measures Representative Jason Wentworth, of Farwell, today announced his support for a sensible and flexible plan helping to keep Michigan students safe as learning resumes in the fall. The House-Senate plan, announced this morning during a Capitol press conference, requires local school districts and health departments to…

Chair Wentworth announces updated car insurance website

Platform includes a how-to guide for drivers to receive savings July 1 State Rep. Jason Wentworth, chair of the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates, today announced the committee’s website, www.ReduceMiRatesNow.com, has been updated to better prepare drivers for the upcoming changes to the state’s no-fault system. The website will serve as a…

State Rep. Wentworth Demands Accountability from Governor Whitmer

Lawmaker says Michigan citizens need answers State Rep. Jason Wentworth today called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to immediately start addressing the concerns of Michigan residents and families in the wake of vague executive orders mandating statewide small business closures and a lack of state services addressing the widespread layoffs. “Hard-working families are hurting in Northern…

Rep. Wentworth: Enbridge makes the right move for Michiganders, hires contractors to begin Line 5 construction

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, of Farwell, today applauded Enbridge for hiring two companies to begin construction for the Line 5 tunnel. Wentworth said it’s unfortunate environmental extremists continue disrupting the process because a multi-use tunnel is the common-sense solution for our Great Lakes and local economies. “The agreement reached between state leaders and Enbridge will…

Rep. Wentworth invites residents to February Office Hours

Rep. Wentworth of Farwell announced upcoming office hours for residents of the 97th District. “We are working on a lot of important issues in Lansing,” Rep. Wentworth said. “I look forward to sharing an update and hearing any questions or concerns you may have.” Rep. Wentworth’s office hour schedule is as follows: Monday, Feb. 24…

Rep. Wentworth: Michigan House receives bipartisan criminal justice reform report

State Rep. Jason Wentworth said Michigan took a key step toward becoming a national leader in criminal justice reform this week as the Legislature received a report from the bipartisan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration. House Speaker Pro Tem Wentworth, Speaker Lee Chatfield and other state and county leaders announced the creation…

Rep. Wentworth votes to end budget impasse, reverse governor’s cuts

State Rep. Jason Wentworth this week voted to reverse the governor’s cuts to initiatives helping the state’s most vulnerable residents – ending a budget impasse. Wentworth, of Clare, also voted to approve reforms to ensure no governor will be able to circumvent the legislative process and abuse the State Administrative Board again. The plan provides…

Rep. Wentworth invites residents to December office hours

Rep. Wentworth of Farwell announced his December office hours for residents of the 97th District. “Over the past year, I had the pleasure of hosting numerous office hours.” Rep. Wentworth said. “Hearing from my constituents is one of my favorite parts of this job. I look forward to discussing legislative priorities for the new year.”…

Chairman Wentworth responds to MCCA rate reduction

State Rep. Jason Wentworth, chair of the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates, today issued the following statement regarding the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) lowering the annual per-vehicle assessment by 55 percent beginning July 2020: “This is the first real, clear indication of how substantial the no-fault car insurance reforms we approved…