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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Rusty Bongard
Rusty Bongard keeps a 1976 photo of motorcycle lobbyist Jim Rhoades sitting on the steps of the Michigan statehouse in Lansing, holding a sign that reads "Helmet Laws Suck."
"Aside from all of the media hype that you hear, that it is because we want to feel the wind in our hair, that is not the case," Mr. Bongard said.
"We've been meeting and greeting governors and legislators for 30-some years and it's been a huge commitment," he says of the groups passion to keep the legislation alive. "All indications that we have now is that he is going to sign it."