Rep. Kahle: Making progress for Lenawee County and all of Michigan

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today said that record funding for K-12 schools and road repairs are among the many ways Lenawee County residents will benefit from the first six months of the Michigan Legislature’s 2017-18 session. “I am pleased with the progress we’ve made to improve the lives of Michigan residents,” said Kahle, in her…

Governor signs Rep. Kahle’s bill banning child mutilation

Legislation that gives 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, was signed into law today. The bill is sponsored by state Rep. Bronna Kahle as part of a bipartisan legislative package addressing female genital mutilation (FGM),…

Rep. Kahle invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Clinton invites Lenawee County residents to join her for office hours on Friday, July 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Hudson Carnegie District Library, 205 S. Market St. in Hudson. “I always appreciate the opportunity to meet with people in our community and learn about what’s most important…

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…