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      Michigan Secretary of State visits Upper Michigan

      Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson visited Delta County's town hall meeting Wednesday morning.

      She spoke with community members about their concerns and some of her recent projects.

      Thanks @wluctv6's Jessica! At #Escanaba senior center talking about @MichSoS services. With @edmcbroom4state pic.twitter.com/UepbcIQ2Q4

      ?? Gisgie D. Gendreau (@gisgie) April 16, 2014

      Starting May first, veteran status will be included on a driver's license. This allows Michigan's 680,000 veterans to receive military discounts without having to carry their discharge papers.

      A common concern was the high cost of auto insurance. Johnson says she is working to lower these costs by minimizing insurance fraud.

      "That costs the rest of us, the honest people of the state that buy insurance, to the tune of $220 million a year, to pay for the uninsured and catastrophic claims," said Johnson.

      Johnson has also worked to triple the online services offered by the Secretary of State to help minimize in-office wait times.