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Response from survivors to Whitmer refund call

A crane is used to lift a vehicle driven by golfer Tiger Woods following a rollover accident in February in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles.
A crane is used to lift a vehicle driven by golfer Tiger Woods following a rollover accident in February in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles.

Family members of auto accident survivors are outraged by Governor Gretchen Whitmer's call for refunds from the M.C.C.A. fund.

Jim Howell is a former Republican state representative. His son was catastrophically injured in a car accident.

He says it's not a coincidence that it's an election year.

“This is nothing more than a political move, it's using the MCCA money to buy votes.”

Howell says the state Legislature and the Governor should fix the law - not take money away from a fund for injured people.

The new law is forcing the collapse of the long-term care industry for survivors, while hundreds have lost care so far.