Rep. Rendon welcomes Kalkaska County sheriff to 9/11 ceremony

Kalkaska County Sheriff Patrick Whiteford (right) joins state Rep. Bruce Rendon (left), in the Capitol rotunda as his guest during the annual House of Representatives 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. House members invited first responders from their communities to be their guests for the service that also honors first responders and military members who lost their lives…

Rep. Rendon honors first responders at Sept. 11 ceremony

Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City, today welcomed Sheriff Edward Stern of Roscommon County to the Capitol as his guests for the Michigan House of Representatives 9/11 Memorial Service. House members invited first responders from their communities to be their guests for the service that also honors first responders who lost their lives in the line of…

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…

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

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City, welcomed special 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 said. “Helping individuals prepare for…

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 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….

House ceremony marks 9/11 anniversary, honors first responders

State Rep. Bruce Rendon with special guests Police Chief Brian A. Hill of Gerrish Township (left) and Fire/EMS Chief Jim Lippert of Gerrish Township (right) today took part in the annual Michigan House of Representatives 9/11 memorial service that also honors first responders who lost their lives in the line of duty in Michigan the…

#TBT: House committee dedicated to honoring Michigan’s veterans

In this week’s edition of #ThrowbackThursday, we are taking a closer look at the accomplishments of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. During the 2013-14 legislative session, House Republicans were dedicated to helping veterans returning from combat and former active duty service members alike – and the results from this committee speak for themselves….

Governor signs Rendon bill to create Michigan National Guard tuition program

Active-service Michigan National Guard members can receive tuition assistance at in-state educational institutions under legislation signed into law today by Gov. Rick Snyder. State Rep. Bruce Rendon introduced House Bill 5451, now Public Act 259 of 2014, to assist students pursuing vocational or technical training, a certificate, associate degree, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree. “The…

New laws protect gun owner privacy

Rep. Rendon helps work on bills to prioritize public safety Gov. Rick Snyder this week signed legislation exempting firearms records from the Freedom of Information Act, an effort state Rep. Bruce Rendon helped co-sponsor to protect the privacy of firearms owners. “There have been instances in other states where gun ownership information has been used…

Local officials attend 9/11 ceremony with Rendon

 Russell Strohpaul, Jr., Grayling fire chief (left),  and Kirk Wakefield, Crawford County sheriff (right), joined state Rep. Bruce Rendon for the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and recognition of all first responders in the state. Rendon participated in the ceremony by delivering the opening…

Rep. Rendon invites Searfoss for gov speech

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City, and his wife Daire, welcomed Tim Searfoss, owner of Searfoss Developments in West Branch, to the House chamber on Wednesday evening for Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. Rendon was pleased with issues the governor’s third speech included and said one of his own priorities continues to…

Rendon takes 2013-14 oath

State Rep. Bruce Rendon, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as state representative for the 103rd House District in the 97th Michigan Legislature. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing. He serves the people of Crawford, Kalkaska, Missaukee, Ogemaw and Roscommon counties. “I am excited…