Bipartisan female protection bills assigned to House Law and Justice Committee

A bipartisan legislative package that criminalizes female genital mutilation was introduced in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday and has been assigned to the House Law and Justice Committee. “The committee looks forward to considering this important legislation,” said state Rep. Klint Kesto, chair of the Law and Justice Committee. “We must do what…

Rep. Daire Rendon to host local office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City plans to sponsor local office hours for the month of June. Office hours give residents the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the representative and discuss any questions, concerns, or input they may have. The representative will be available at the following times and locations: Friday, June 9 Crawford…

Rep. Rendon discusses protection against elder abuse in long-term care

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City last Thursday welcomed representatives from the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative to the Families, Children and Seniors Committee to discuss how the group protects senior citizens against elder abuse. Alison E. Hirschel, director and managing attorney from the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative; Sali Pung, state long-term care ombudsman; and…

Rep. Rendon’s committee discusses prevention for Alzheimer’s

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City welcomed representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association to the Michigan House last Wednesday. Lindsay Brieschke and Jennifer Howard attended the Families, Children and Seniors Committee meeting to give a presentation about the concern, causes and awareness of the progressive brain disease. More than five million Americans are living with…

Rep. Rendon discusses Medicaid and Healthy Michigan Plan

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City today welcomed Chris Priest, deputy director from the Department of Health and Human Services to the House of Representatives. The Families, Children and Seniors Committee was given an informative presentation on the positive impacts of Medicaid and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Medicaid is the largest health insurance program…

Rep. Daire Rendon hosts local office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon, of Lake City, today announced plans to hold office hours locally in March. Office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet face-to-face with the representative and ask questions, offer ideas, or share thoughts. “Our district spans five counties and I pride myself on hosting office hours in each one every…

Rep. Rendon attends governor’s State of the State

State Rep. Daire Rendon, R-Lake City, right, attends the governor’s State of the State address with her husband, former state Rep. Bruce Rendon, left, and friend Lynne Pratt, Vice President of the Michigan Home Builders Association, center, on the House floor this evening. ###

Rep. Rendon invites residents to local office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon invites residents of the 103rd House District to meet with her during in-district office hours during the month of February. “It’s an honor to represent your voice at the Capitol,” said Rendon, R-Lake City. “Listening to input from residents allows me to do my job better.” Rendon will be available at…