Hot off the press: Kahle plan exempts press boxes from school heating requirements

Michigan schools could see cost savings under a plan authored by state Rep. Bronna Kahle exempting outside viewing areas, such as athletic field press boxes, from unnecessary heating requirements. Kahle, of Adrian, today testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee in support of her legislation removing the state construction code requirement that outdoor sporting event…

Rep. Kahle votes to protect Michigan youth from dangers of e-cigarettes

State Rep. Bronna Kahle this week voted in favor of a plan to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and prevent individuals under 18 from possessing vaping products in Michigan. Kahle, of Adrian, said the number of teenagers who use e-cigarettes has increased dramatically over the past few years, prompting parents, teachers and law…

Rep. Kahle announces May office hours

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours. “I enjoy connecting with people in the community and hearing what matters most to them,” Rep. Kahle said. “I look forward to listening to my neighbors, addressing their concerns and continuing to work toward solutions for everyone here in Lenawee…

Rep. Kahle unveils district photo contest winners in Lansing

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian this week hosted the winners of her “Living in Lenawee” photo contest at her Lansing office. “I always enjoy having visitors from Lenawee County join me at our state Capitol,” Kahle said. “This was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the beautiful region we all call home and recognize the…

Rep. Kahle’s plan helps protect newborns and women in Michigan

State Rep. Bronna Kahle today introduced a bipartisan plan to protect women and their children by allowing for the installation of newborn safety devices in Michigan hospitals. Since 2001, Michigan’s Safe Delivery of Newborns Law has allowed parents to surrender their newborns to hospitals, as well as police and fire stations, instead of endangering their…

Rep. Kahle votes to ‘Raise the Age’ for juvenile justice in Michigan

Legislation ends policy requiring 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in court State Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted to end the policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in Michigan’s criminal justice system. The plan was overwhelmingly approved by the Michigan House and now advances to the Senate for consideration. Michigan is one…

Rep. Kahle honors local autism organization during Capitol visit

State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian presented a special tribute Wednesday to Jasmynn’s Voice, an Adrian-based organization started by the Archer Family to support other families that live with autism. “As a parent myself, I deeply admire David and Melissa for their dedication to their daughter, Jasmynn, and their advocacy for those living with autism,”…

Lenawee County residents join Rep. Kahle to urge approval of solar panel legislation

A trio of Lenawee County residents today joined state Rep. Bronna Kahle in support of her plan to provide clarity, consistency and predictability for families and small businesses installing solar panels and other clean energy systems on their properties. The plan also would prevent higher property taxes from being charged because of such installations, as…

Rep. Kahle supports plan to combat statewide psych worker shortage

Retired psych employees returning to work will keep pensions State Rep. Bronna Kahle has voted in support of a House plan to combat the ongoing shortage of psychiatry workers in Michigan. The issue was brought to the Legislature’s attention last term during the House C.A.R.E.S. Task Force statewide tour, which aimed to find ways to…

Rep. Kahle resolution declares April Child Abuse Prevention Month

Resolution to raise awareness of tragic abuse State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian introduced House Resolution 58 to declare this April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Michigan. The resolution encourages “all Michiganders to work to build safe communities, promote strong families, and raise healthy children by supporting those who are striving to end the…

Rep. Kahle wraps up March is Reading Month tour

Each year during the month of March, State Rep. Bronna Kahle of Adrian visits classrooms throughout Lenawee County to read to students and encourage them to make reading fun. “I always look forward to opportunities where I can encourage young people to explore their world through books,” Rep. Kahle said. “I hope visiting local classrooms…