Rep. Kahle hosts summer reading contest for area kids

One winner will be ‘A Rep. for a Day’ State Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced she is sponsoring a summer reading contest for children, first through fifth grade in Lenawee County. Rep. Kahle, of Adrian, is partnering with several libraries and organizations in the district for the contest. Area students are encouraged to read as…

Rep. Kahle hosts district office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours on Friday, July 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lenawee County District Library, 4459 W. US 223 in Adrian. “I always appreciate the opportunity to meet with people in our community and learn about what’s most important to…

Rep. Kahle’s human trafficking bill signed into law

State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s legislation to expand “safe harbor” protections to victims of human trafficking has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. House Bill 4219, now Public Act 34 of 2017, protects more human trafficking victims by expanding the eligibility provisions in state law, allowing for counseling and the opportunity to avoid a…

Rep. Kahle says state budget aids most vulnerable residents

Spending plan also boosts smaller school districts   State Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted for a state budget that increases funding for vital services for senior citizens, one aspect of the spending plan she strongly supported. Kahle, of Adrian, said funding for the Meals on Wheels and the senior in-home services programs were at risk…

Senate unanimously approves Rep. Kahle’s bill banning child mutilation

The state Senate unanimously approved legislation by Rep. Bronna Kahle today, giving survivors of female genital mutilation the opportunity to seek criminal prosecution up to 10 years after the offense or the victim’s 21st birthday, whichever is later. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is any procedure performed on girls, which is intended to remove or damage…

Our Flag, Reflections on Flag Day

The American Flag represents over 240 years of freedom.  However, that freedom has come at a heavy cost, from the Revolution to the Global War on Terrorism. As a nation, we have sacrificed much to protect the freedoms we hold dear and to promote democracy in every corner of the world. Everyday across the United…

House approves Rep. Kahle, FGM legislation

Survivors of female genital mutilation can seek criminal prosecution 10 years after the offense or the victim’s 21st birthday, whichever is later, after the state House approved Rep. Bronna Kahle’s legislation today. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is any procedure performed on girls, which is intended to remove or damage the external female genitalia. “The girls…

Rep. Kahle: Michigan families deserve faster vehicle sales tax relief

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today detailed her plan to speed up tax relief helping Michigan families afford motor vehicles. Kahle, of Adrian, testified in front of the House Tax Policy Committee on her bill that would accelerate the phase-in of ‘sales tax on the difference’ reforms. The legislation increases the amount of money exempted from…

Rep. Kahle welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

PHOTO: State Rep. Bronna Kahle, right, welcomed Pastor Jeff Malin, center, from West Rome Baptist Church to the state Capitol to give today’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or a clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Speaker Tom Leonard, left, joined them at…

Rep. Kahle announces Free Fishing Weekend

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today encouraged residents of Lenawee County to take advantage of Free Fishing Weekend on June 10 and 11. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting residents and out-of-state visitors to fish without a license during the weekend, giving parents and grandparents an opportunity to introduce youngsters to a new and…

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, June 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lenawee County District Library, 4459 W. US 223 in Adrian. “I hope to have the opportunity to connect with the people in our community and hear what matters most…

Committee approves Rep. Kahle’s auto insurance claims reform bill

The House Insurance Committee has taken the first step towards reforming the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) by unanimously passing legislation from state Rep. Bronna Kahle. “This is a common-sense reform. People without insurance should be held to the same standards as those paying for private insurance,” Kahle said. “This simply puts all of us…

Rep. Kahle’s bills helping aviation repair industry pass House

Legislation levels playing field for Michigan companies   The House of Representatives today approved legislation from state Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian to help Michigan aircraft repair companies compete with out-of-state businesses. Under current law, only aircraft parts that are used in the repair or maintenance of general aviation aircraft not based or registered in…

Rep. Kahle’s crowdfunding bill gains House approval

Legislation expands opportunities for small businesses State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s legislation to update Michigan’s investment crowdfunding law, the Michigan Invests Locally Exemption, recently received overwhelming bipartisan approval in the Michigan House of Representatives. Michigan first adopted rules allowing crowdfunding in 2013. Currently, the law only allows Michigan residents to invest in Michigan-based businesses. Kahle’s legislation…

Rep. Kahle invites residents to in-district office hours

  State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian invites Lenawee County residents to join her for office hours on Friday, May 26 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Village Inn, 121 W. Main St., in Morenci. “I‘m excited for the opportunity to connect with the people in our community and hear what matters most to…