Chad Livengood


How Michigan’s auto insurance premiums became the nation’s highest

October 24, 2017 | Chad Livengood, Mike Wilkinson

As Lansing debates auto industry reform, hospitals and insurance companies face off over how, or whether, to curb soaring medical costs from accidents.

Detroit isn’t the only city with outsized auto insurance rates

October 24, 2017 | Mike Wilkinson, Chad Livengood

The high rates in Detroit are creeping into the suburbs and beyond, and with them huge disparities between auto insurance bills in one city versus another.

The latest hurdle to employment in Michigan? Traffic fines.

August 10, 2017 | Chad Livengood

Michigan is phasing out unpopular fees. But more than 317,000 drivers still owe nearly $595 million, making it hard for them to find jobs.