Rep. Rendon applauds House approval of bill to reopen Baldwin prison, create jobs

Measure authorizes privately-operated prison in Lake County A bill was approved by the Michigan House this week to permit the reopening of Lake County’s Baldwin prison, announced state Rep. Bruce Rendon. In a county where jobs can be hard to find, Rep. Rendon said he celebrates the opportunity to reestablish this facility and create approximately…

House approves Rep. Rendon bill easing financial burden of electronic record requests

Realtors, researchers will see more reasonable fees Bipartisan legislation capping fees for those obtaining certain electronic records was approved by the Michigan House today, announced bill sponsor state Rep. Bruce Rendon. “This is a step in the right direction to cut governmental red tape and make electronic records more easily and financially attainable,” said Rep….

Bipartisan bill passage clarifies lawful firearms possession by non-residents

Legislation championed by northern Michigan’s Rep. Bruce Rendon to clarify the lawful carrying of pistols in Michigan by out-of-state owners was unanimously approved by the House today. “We’re making sure there’s no grey area in the law and no room for misinterpretation,” said Rep. Rendon, R-Lake City. “People who can possess a pistol for lawful…

Rep. Rendon named vice chair of 24-member Hispanic caucus

Lawmaker honored to advocate for Michigan Hispanics State Rep. Bruce Rendon has been selected to serve as vice chair of the bipartisan Michigan Legislative Hispanic Caucus (MLHC), which will focus on issues of concern for Hispanics and all Michiganders. “Legislators from across the state joined this caucus to listen to our diverse and growing Hispanic…

Rep. Rendon introduces resolution protecting right to hunt

Proposal amends constitution which requires citizen approval State Rep. Bruce Rendon today introduced legislation preserving Michigan’s hunting, fishing and trapping heritage by establishing them as protected rights under the Michigan Constitution. “The outdoor traditions of the Great Lakes State are tightly woven into many Michigan families,” said Rep. Rendon, R-Lake City. “Ensuring the right to…

Trust fund approval sends more than $500,000 to Crawford, Roscommon

Rendon votes to allocate grants across Michigan Legislation approved by the House this week allocates funds from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF), and state Rep. Bruce Rendon is pleased to announce that three grants totaling $522,500 will directly benefit areas of Crawford and Roscommon counties. “Sharing our region’s natural resources with all Michiganders…

Rendon praises focus on technical career goals in House ‘Action Plan’

Objectives prepare Michiganders for vocational opportunities A policy blueprint for the 98th Legislature was revealed today at a Capitol news conference hosted by Michigan House Republicans, and state Rep. Bruce Rendon, is especially enthusiastic about items focused on educating people today for the careers of tomorrow. “Michigan’s continued growth depends on our skilled and talented…

Rendon on board with Snyder’s focus on voc ed/career training

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City, was joined by his wife Daire and guest Bill Benedetto, president of the Homebuilders Association of Michigan, for Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2015 State of the State address in the House chamber on Tuesday evening. “I was glad to hear the governor’s emphasis on increased vocational education and training opportunities,”…

Rendon gets gavel for House tourism committee

State Rep. Bruce Rendon will chair the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee, as well as be vice chair for the Natural Resources Committee, in the 2015-16 Michigan Legislature. “Northern Michigan’s unbeatable natural resources are the heart of our state’s recreation and tourism opportunities and pushing the Pure Michigan experience at home and abroad will…

Rep. Rendon takes House oath of office

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City, Wednesday took the ceremonial oath of office in the state Capitol to begin his third term in the Michigan House of Representatives. The oath was administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. Family members with Rendon are wife Daire, left, and Kathy Gonzales. Rendon serves the 103rd House District of…

Rendon has 9 bills pass the Legislature

Lawmaker closes 2013-14 session with 6 laws on the books and 3 awaiting the governor’s approval Late legislative nights to close out Michigan’s 2013-14 House session were productive for state Rep. Bruce Rendon, who saw one bill signed into law and three more awaiting the governor’s signature before the end of the year. “I believe…

Rep. Rendon to lead special panel for House committee recommendations

State Rep. Bruce Rendon has been recognized for his leadership qualities with an appointment from Speaker-elect Kevin Cotter to lead the 98th Legislature’s Committee on Committees for the Michigan House. Rendon, who is entering his third and final term as a state representative for the 103rd House District, will chair the panel that recommends House…

Rep. Rendon selected to serve on Great Lakes caucus leadership committee

State Rep. Bruce Rendon has been selected as an executive committee member for the 2015-16 Great Lakes Legislative Caucus (GLLC), a bipartisan group of lawmakers from eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces that focuses on Great Lakes protection and restoration issues. The caucus is operated in conjunction with the Midwestern Office of The Council…

Rendon receives Hispanic/Latino award

State Rep. Bruce Rendon has earned the 2014 Hispanic Legislator of the Year Award from the Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan (HLCOM). “I am honored to receive this award,” said Rendon, R-Lake City. “I am happy to help ensure that Michigan’s Hispanic and Latino population is recognized as an integral part of our state’s historic legacy….