Rep. Kahle casts vote to end driver responsibility fees

Bipartisan legislative package forgives all debt   State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian today voted to end driver responsibility fees by 2018 and forgive all outstanding debt. The driver responsibility fees were implemented in 2003 as a way to balance the budget while deterring potentially dangerous driving behavior. Since then, thousands of Lenawee County residents…

Rep. Kahle announces monthly in-district office hours

  State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours on Friday, Nov. 3 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lenawee County District Library, 4459 W. US 223 in Adrian. “I enjoy the opportunity to connect with people in the community and hear what matters most to them,”…

Rep. Kahle sponsors bill as part of Professional Skills legislation

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today introduced legislation to help expand professional trade instruction in Michigan high schools, helping provide more career-oriented opportunities for students. “Many good paying jobs across Michigan and Lenawee County remain unfilled. There are not enough skilled workers to fill vacancies and that skills gap is expected to grow,” said Kahle, of…

Rep. Kahle: allow more Michigan-based businesses to flourish with crowdfunding

A bill proposed by state Rep. Bronna Kahle that would update Michigan’s investment crowdfunding law, Michigan Invests Locally Exemption, passed the Senate unanimously today. “Investment crowdfunding has played an important role in helping people raise the money they need to start and grow small businesses,” Kahle said. “Expanding crowdfunding options to more businesses will provide…

Rep. Kahle introduces bill to fight tax-related identity theft, fraud

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced legislation to fight tax-related fraud and identity theft by requiring employers to file their employees’ W2 forms with the state one month earlier than under current Michigan law. Moving up the date will get vital information to the state more quickly, helping investigators crack down on fraudulent returns filed…

Rep. Kahle invites residents to monthly office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours on Friday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Clinton Public Library, 100 Brown St. in Clinton. “My hope is to have the opportunity to connect with people in the community and hear what matters most to…

Child mutilation ban bills become effective this week

State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s legislation that gives survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) the opportunity to seek criminal prosecution up to 10 years after the offense or the victim’s 21st birthday, whichever is later, became a state law on Monday. The bill is part of a bipartisan legislative package addressing FGM, which is any procedure…

Rep. Kahle welcomes student ‘Rep for a Day’

Summer reading contest winner visits Capitol PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bronna Kahle today welcomed Isabelle Brooks, of Adrian, to the state Capitol. Isabelle was selected as the winner of Rep. Kahle’s summer reading contest and was ‘Rep. for a Day.’ Isabelle, a student at Lincoln Elementary School in Hudson, read over 130 books during the…

Rep. Kahle invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours on Friday, Oct. 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lenawee County District Library, 4459 US – BUS 223 in Adrian. “I enjoy the opportunity to connect with people in the community and hear what matters most to them,”…

Rep. Kahle’s bills helping aviation repair industry pass Senate panel

A state Senate committee today approved Rep. Bronna Kahle’s legislation to help Michigan aircraft repair companies compete with out-of-state businesses. The bills approved by the Senate Finance Committee exempt parts used in aircraft repairs from Michigan’s 6-percent sales and use tax. Neighboring states already allow a similar exemption, giving facilities in Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin…

Rep. Kahle supports reform to lower Michigan auto insurance rates

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced she is part of a bipartisan coalition to reform Michigan’s broken auto no-fault insurance system and dramatically cut costs for drivers. Kahle supports soon-to-be-introduced legislation that will lower the cost of auto insurance in Michigan – which now has the highest rates in the nation – by offering motorists…

Governor signs bill ensuring smooth election in Tecumseh

Rep. Kahle praises quick action by Legislature, governor State Rep. Bronna Kahle today praised Gov. Rick Snyder for acting quickly to sign a bill into law that provides a one-time solution for communities dealing with a mix-up over the filing deadline for candidates seeking local office. Kahle and Tecumseh City Manager Dan Swallow testified in…

Rep. Kahle invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours on Friday, Sept. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library, 407 S. Lane St. in Blissfield. “I always appreciate the opportunity to meet with people in our community and learn about what’s most important to them,”…

Rep. Kahle invites local first responders to Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bronna Kahle, of Adrian, today invited first responders Adrian Police Chief Vince Emrick, right, and Tecumseh Assistant Fire Chief Craig Fulton as her guests at the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who…

House advances bill to allow names of candidates on ballot in Tecumseh

Rep. Kahle: Legislation ensures smooth election process State Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted to approve legislation providing a one-time solution for communities dealing with a mix-up over the filing deadline for candidates seeking local office. Kahle testified in support of legislation introduced by Rep. Lee Chatfield, of Levering, to ensure candidates for city offices who…