Area residents weigh in on state trust fund

Natural resources improvement topic of Rep. Rendon town hall  Residents from around the state, local officials and natural resources professionals attended a town hall meeting state Rep. Bruce Rendon hosted on July 22 in Roscommon County. The meeting featured House Natural Resources Committee Chair Andrea LaFontaine and other lawmakers on the panel, and capped a…

Residents invited to natural resources forum

Rendon welcomes House committee chair for July 22 town hall  Area residents can provide feedback and input on Michigan’s natural resources management policies at a Monday, July 22 town hall meeting in Roscommon with state Rep. Bruce Rendon and other members of the House Natural Resources Committee. Rendon, vice chair of the House committee, is…

Rendon, Moolenaar announce state housing grant for Ogemaw County

A state grant to Ogemaw County will help homeowners fix their houses, state Rep. Bruce Rendon and Sen. John Moolenaar announced today. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority awarded the county $175,000 from its Housing Resource Fund for rehabilitation of owner-occupied homes throughout Ogemaw County. “Home ownership is the foundation of stability for a family’s…

Rendon, Booher announce state housing grant

A state grant to Roscommon County will help homeowners fix their houses, state Rep. Bruce Rendon and Sen. Darwin Booher announced today. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority awarded the county $175,000 from its Housing Resource Fund for rehabilitation of owner-occupied homes throughout Roscommon County. “Home ownership is the foundation of stability for a family’s…

Rendon announces July office hours

Area residents can meet with state Rep. Bruce Rendon to talk about state government concerns at the lawmaker’s local office hours scheduled for July 12 in Crawford and Kalkaska counties, and July 18 in Ogemaw, Roscommon and Missaukee counties. “Office hours provide an added chance for me to meet face-to-face with residents and learn about…

Local lawmakers host tour of area agriculture

House committee members view different aspects of industry State Reps. Phil Potvin and Bruce Rendon this week invited members of the House Agriculture Committee to visit some of the industry leaders in Missaukee and Osceola counties. The panel made stops at Yoplait in Reed City, Michigan State University AgBio Research Facility in Lake City, Dutchman…

House committee approves fast-tracking builder’s licensing for veterans

Rendon bill allows military experience to count for class requirements  Military veterans with construction experience will be able to earn a Michigan builder’s license sooner under legislation now under consideration by the state House. The House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee today approved House Bill 4756, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Rendon, which exempts a military…

State marks May 25 for Hispanic seniors

Saturday, May 25, has been set as Hispanic Senior Citizens Day in Michigan through a measure sponsored by state Rep. Bruce Rendon and approved by the state House today. Rendon introduced House Resolution 158 to recognize the diverse and vibrant Hispanic senior citizen population which contributes in a great number of ways to Michigan’s culture,…

Rendon announces June office hours

Area residents can meet with state Rep. Bruce Rendon to talk about state government concerns at the lawmaker’s local office hours scheduled for June 14 in Crawford and Kalkaska counties, and June 21 in Ogemaw, Roscommon and Missaukee counties. “Office hours provide an added chance for me to meet face-to-face with residents and learn about…

Rendon, Moolenaar announce $150,000 award

State grant to help fix Crawford County homes  The Crawford County Housing Commission will be able to rehabilitate nine homes with the help of a $150,000 Michigan State Housing Development Authority grant, state Rep. Bruce Rendon and Sen. John Moolenaar announced today. “This is great news for the community and the homeowners who will have…

Rendon resolution targets bullying

Michigan joins world for Stand4Change Day on May 3             The Michigan House of Representatives will join with millions of students, teachers and others across the world to raise bullying awareness during Stand4Change Day on May 3. The House today approved House Resolution 121, sponsored by state Rep. Bruce Rendon, to set the special recognition…

Rendon, Potvin plan road meeting, May 13

Town hall format invites exchange of questions, ideas  Area residents can join in on a discussion about Michigan’s road conditions and submit their own ideas for maintaining the state’s transportation system at a May 13 meeting in Cadillac moderated by state Reps. Bruce Rendon and Phil Potvin. The town hall meeting will be at the…

Rendon announces May office hours

Area residents can meet with state Rep. Bruce Rendon to talk about state government concerns at the lawmaker’s local office hours scheduled for May 10 in Crawford and Kalkaska counties, and May 17 in Ogemaw, Roscommon and Missaukee counties. “Office hours provide an added chance for me to meet face-to-face with residents and learn about…

Rendon encourages early ed gun safety

House resolution reminds schools of state program Three years ago the Michigan Department of Education created a firearm safety program for elementary school students and today state Rep. Bruce Rendon took a step to remind education administrators that the program is available. Rendon introduced House Resolution 104 to encourage elementary schools throughout the state to…