Kahle: Governor puts government bureaucracy ahead of local schools

State Rep. Bronna Kahle, of Adrian, today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s veto of Senate Bill 294. The plan would have exempted outside viewing areas, such as athletic field press boxes, from unnecessary heating requirements – saving school districts in Lenawee County and across the state from increased construction costs…

Rep. Kahle represents Michigan at White House Summit on Human Trafficking

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Reps. Bronna Kahle (right) of Adrian and Mary Whiteford of Casco Township attended the White House Summit on Human Trafficking today. The event celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. They are pictured holding an executive order signed today by President Donald Trump. The order expands human trafficking prevention…

House plan for mental health support hotline signed into law

Kahle applauds governor’s signage of instrumental House plan A bipartisan plan supported by State Rep. Bronna Kahle to create a permanent statewide mental health hotline was signed into law on Monday. The new Michigan Crisis and Access Hotline (MCAL) will be available 24 hours a day and will connect people in need with important behavioral…

Rep. Kahle’s plan to provide water safety study advances

State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s plan – part of a larger, bipartisan reform effort to address the safety and security of Michigan’s drinking water supply and recreational waterways – was approved this week by the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee. Kahle’s plan will set aside $3 million annually to fund a geological survey to…

Rep. Kahle welcomes Clinton students to Capitol

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian recently hosted students from Clinton High School as they visited Lansing for an up-close view of how state government works. “It is encouraging to see the interest and understanding demonstrated by these students,” Rep. Kahle said. “I was impressed by both of the Clinton High School government class groups…

Rep. Bronna Kahle: Reviewing 2019 in the Michigan Legislature

(This column originally appeared in the Adrian Daily Telegram, available here.) By state Rep. Bronna Kahle Looking back on 2019, it’s been another successful year of bringing Lenawee County values to Lansing as your representative in the Michigan House. Our most vulnerable residents will have access to the essential services they rely on after restoration of the governor’s budget cuts,…

Rep. Kahle: Budget plan protecting Michigan’s most vulnerable residents signed into law

Rep. Bronna Kahle today announced the Legislature’s plan restoring support for Michigan’s most vulnerable residents has been signed into law. Kahle voted in favor of the plan reversing the governor’s vetoes to funding for public safety, programs for seniors including Alzheimer’s care, support for children with autism, and several other programs. Tuition grants helping students…

Rep. Kahle welcomes Tecumseh students to Capitol

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian recently hosted students from Tecumseh Compass Learning Center for an up-close look at state government at the state Capitol. “I’m always excited when students visit the state Capitol to learn more about their state government,” Rep. Kahle said. “It was a pleasure to meet with them and I look…

Rep. Kahle welcomes World War II veteran from Lenawee County to state Capitol

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian and Sen. Dale Zorn today welcomed Lenawee County resident Frank Dick to the Capitol, presenting him with a legislative tribute commemorating his service during World War II. “Those who have served our great nation deserve our respect and recognition for their sacrifices,” Rep. Kahle said. “Frank’s incredible desire to…

Kahle’s plan to expand acupuncture signed into law

State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s measure to convert the current registration requirement for acupuncturists to licensure has been signed into law. Kahle’s plan requires the minimum level of state regulation considered necessary to protect the public and applies the same standards of training and certification used in the 46 states that already license acupuncture. The Michigan…

Rep. Kahle: Michigan House votes to protect students, seniors and vulnerable residents

Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted with the state House to reverse the governor’s cuts to public safety, Alzheimer’s care and programs for seniors, support for families with autistic children, and several other programs helping Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. Kahle and the House also voted to restore a tuition grant program helping students at independent colleges…