Rep. Kahle provides information about filing unemployment insurance claims

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today provided Lenawee County residents with updated information about filing unemployment insurance claims in Michigan. Kahle, of Adrian, said the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency established a new filing schedule based on the first letter of a worker’s last name to help address the high volume of claims the agency is receiving….

Rep. Kahle: Lenawee County, we will get through this together

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian today issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a ‘stay home’ order effective at least the next three weeks: “I have confidence in the people of Lenawee County, the state of Michigan, and our entire nation – we will get through this, and we will get through…

Rep. Kahle introduces plan to help survivors of trafficking rebuild their lives

Bipartisan proposal aims to combat human trafficking in Michigan State Rep. Bronna Kahle today helped announce a sweeping bipartisan plan to support survivors of human trafficking, putting them on a path to healing and recovery. Kahle, of Adrian, said the legislation was inspired by testimony from survivors and others during events held during Human Trafficking…

Rep. Kahle: House restores investments to support vital state programs for Michigan families

State Rep. Bronna Kahle voted in favor of an emergency budget plan to restore funding for several crucial state programs helping Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. Kahle joined the Legislature in restoring funding for human trafficking survivors, child advocacy centers, independent living for individuals with disabilities, and adoption services. The plan also reinstates resources for the…

Rep. Kahle supports plan better protecting Michigan’s vulnerable seniors from abuse and exploitation

Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted to approve a bipartisan plan designed to better protect vulnerable seniors from abuse, neglect and exploitation. The legislation clarifies and strengthens state law to provide more protections for elders 80 and older – including stiffer penalties for physical abuse and financial exploitation. The plan includes more specific definitions of certain…

Kahle joins in effort to provide greater resources for kinship caregivers

State Rep. Bronna Kahle has cosponsored bipartisan legislation to provide better access to support services for Michigan’s kinship caregivers. Kinship caregivers are extended relatives, such as grandparents, or family friends, such as godparents, who have a kinship bond with a child who step up to become the primary caregiver for that child when his or…

Rep. Kahle offers testimony for advancing measure honoring fallen Michigan state trooper

State Rep. Bronna Kahle, of Adrian, today provided testimony and support before the House Transportation Committee on her plan to designate a portion of M-52 as the “Trooper Byron J. Erickson Memorial Highway.” Trooper Erickson died on July 31, 1993 from injuries suffered about four weeks earlier in a vehicle crash near Tecumseh while in pursuit of a suspected auto thief. Trooper Erickson, 36, was the 44th Michigan state…

Rep. Kahle’s plan making implantable medical devices more affordable for patients approved by Michigan Senate

Rep. Bronna Kahle’s plan clarifying state law to ensure implantable medical devices are exempt from Michigan’s 6 percent sales and use tax was unanimously approved today by the state Senate. “This plan will make important health-related procedures more affordable for patients so they can live happier, healthier lives,” said Kahle, of Adrian, after the Senate…

Rep. Kahle: Invest in what matters most – without tax increases

One of the Michigan Legislature’s most important jobs is to approve a state budget. These decisions affect everyone in Lenawee County in countless ways – from the roads we drive on, to the schools our children attend, to how our friends, families and neighbors get the help they need when they need it most. Gov….

Human trafficking is hiding in plain sight

By State Rep. Bronna Kahle Throughout my life, I have felt a personal calling to fight for and protect the vulnerable. In many capacities within my professional career, including as a small business owner serving those in need of in-home care, in my role as director of the Adrian Senior Center, and with my involvement…