Rep. Kahle recognizes caregivers during Family Caregivers Month

Resolution designates November as Family Caregivers Month State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian presented resolutions thanking family caregivers during Family Caregivers Month. Kahle visited Daybreak Adult Day Services in Adrian and met with Director Tammy Jewell and local families to recognize the dedicated residents who ensure the health and well-being of beloved family members. “Taking…

Rep. Kahle: Dental expenses would be reduced through House bill

Legislation clarifying that dentures, crowns, bridges and similar dental devices are exempt from Michigan’s 6 percent sales and use tax was approved today by the state House. The legislation will ensure these items are exempted from the sales and use tax in the same manner as other prosthetics such as hearing aids, walkers and eyeglasses….

Rep. Kahle’s crowdfunding bill signed into law

State Rep. Bronna Kahle’s legislation that would update Michigan’s investment crowdfunding law, Michigan Invests Locally Exemption, has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. “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…

Rep. Kahle will continue fight to lower auto insurance rates

State Rep. Bronna Kahle said she would continue the fight to lower auto insurance rates for all Michigan drivers. Kahle voted in favor of House Bill 5013, which would guarantee lower rates for all drivers in Michigan – the state with the highest car insurance rates in the nation. The bill would have offered motorists…

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…