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…

Rep. Kahle announces office hours on April 12

State Rep. Bronna Kahle invites Lenawee County residents to join her for local office hours on Friday, April 12. “My priority is making Lenawee County a better place to live, work and raise a family and that starts by listening to people and understanding their experiences,” Rep. Kahle said. “Your input is truly appreciated because…

Rep. Kahle praises school safety grants awarded in Lenawee County

State Rep. Bronna Kahle this week praised the announcement of over $400,000 in state grants to school districts in Lenawee County to improve safety of school buildings. “Keeping students and teachers safe at school is a must so they can focus on learning,” Rep. Kahle said. “I was proud to support funding this program when…

Rep. Kahle plan calls for greater protections against teen cough medicine abuse

State Rep. Bronna Kahle has introduced legislation to protect teens from an active drug found in over-the-counter cough medicines. Dextromethorphan (DXM) is a cough suppressant used to treat common cold symptoms. While safe when used as directed, the drug can become dangerous if abused – causing liver damage, heart attack, self-injury while under the influence,…

Kahle unveils plan to fix state’s auto insurance system

Legislation aims to lower car insurance rates for all Michigan drivers            State Rep. Bronna Kahle joined House colleagues this week in unveiling legislation repealing Michigan’s no-fault car insurance system to drive down costs for drivers, who now pay the highest average premiums in the nation. The legislation continues benefits for everyone already receiving lifetime health…

Rep. Kahle votes to make state government transparent

Plan extends open record requirements to governor, Legislature State Rep. Bronna Kahle today voted to approve a bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. Kahle, of Adrian, said the House unanimously approved the multi-bill proposal. “Improving government transparency must always be a top priority,” Kahle said. “Expanding sunshine laws…

Rep. Kahle pens letter to DEQ director on Adrian’s water quality

March 14, 2019   Director Liesl Clark Constitution Hall P.O. Box 30473 Lansing, MI  48909   Dear Director Clark, I write to strongly urge the Department of Environmental Quality to continue your diligent efforts to investigate and help resolve the water quality issues currently affecting the drinking water of City of Adrian residents.  I thank…