Rep. Kahle: Adrian receives grant for development of affordable housing

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today said the city of Adrian has been awarded a grant to assist a downtown rental rehabilitation project. The $242,790 federal community development block grant was approved this week by the Michigan Strategic Fund. The funding will help with a project renovating two vacant historic buildings into four new residential apartments….

Rep. Kahle plan to increase high school access to CTE, college courses heads to governor

State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s plan to expand dual enrollment access for high school students seeking summer education opportunities was unanimously approved by the Legislature and now moves to the governor’s desk to be considered for state law. Currently, Michigan high school students may take approved postsecondary classes and are eligible for tuition reimbursement; however, students…

Rep. Kahle supports Michigan’s front-line workers, small businesses, domestic violence victims and the unemployed during COVID-19 era

Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted to approve the distribution of $880 million in federal funding to help Michigan rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. The measure approved by the Michigan House includes $4 million for organizations supporting victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault – a provision Kahle championed and helped secure. The support will provide…

Rep. Kahle: Downtown Adrian awarded grant to help with COVID-19 economic recovery

Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced the Adrian Downtown Development Authority has been awarded a grant to help the community and its job providers rebound from the COVID-19 shutdown. The $49,984 grant can be used to help eligible small businesses support payroll expenses, rent or mortgage payments, utilities, COVID-19 relief or other similar expenses. The grant…

Rep. Kahle, legislators call for immediate changes to the governor’s controversial nursing home policy

Medical lab facility, health care organizations, constituents detail flaws Novi – Rep. Bronna Kahle this week joined several colleagues and local residents to speak on behalf of some of Michigan’s most vulnerable residents and their families in Novi. Residents in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities are particularly susceptible to COVID-19 and are considered to…

Rep. Kahle: Resolution raises awareness about Alzheimer’s in Michigan

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian today led Michigan House approval of a resolution declaring June as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The resolution encourages residents to envision a world without Alzheimer’s and encourage research and other work to combat its human and economic costs. Kahle noted families across Michigan struggle with Alzheimer’s and its repercussions every…

Rep. Kahle champions plan to better protect vulnerable children from abuse

Representative Bronna Kahle today testified before the House Families, Children and Seniors Committee in support of her plan enhancing criminal penalties for perpetrators convicted of abusing vulnerable children, especially those who are nonverbal. Kahle, of Adrian, began working on the legislation after an abuse case at a local autism facility revealed deficiencies in Michigan’s law….

Kahle supports plan to improve access to telehealth

Bipartisan plan makes preventative and routine health care more accessible for Michigan patients in COVID-19 era State Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted in support of a bipartisan plan to improve access to health care for Michigan patients via telehealth. Under current law, telemedicine visits between patients and health care providers must be done in real…