House approves Rep. Rendon measure as part of driver responsibility fee elimination

Bill lets people participate in workforce development programs   The Michigan House today approved bipartisan legislation to eliminate driver responsibility fees, including a bill authored by state Rep. Daire Rendon that permits people to participate in workforce development programs in lieu of paying the fees. Rendon, of Lake City, said the eight-bill package passed with…

Rep. Rendon announces grant to upgrade sewer system in Grayling

State Rep. Daire Rendon today announced the City of Grayling will replace the current sewer system that services businesses and homes in the community. The Michigan Strategic Fund will invest over $1.5 million in the community for this repair and replacement. The grant allows the communities to upgrade the existing water and sewer systems as…

Rep. Rendon invites residents to November office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City will sponsor local office hours for the month of November. “As a representative, it is important for me to be accessible in my district,” Rep. Rendon said. “I look forward to meeting with my residents and hearing any concerns or ideas they may have for me to take…

House approves Rep. Rendon bill to streamline process for disability windshield placard

The Michigan House today approved legislation authored by state Rep. Daire Rendon to streamline the application process for windshield disability placards. Michigan statute currently requires that a disability windshield placard display the first letter and the last three digits of the disabled person’s driver license number or the first letter and the last four digits…

Rep. Rendon votes to officially recognize couple’s marriage after 50 years

Bill allows residents with private marriages to request recognition State Rep. Daire Rendon, of Lake City, this week joined her colleagues on the Families, Children and Seniors Committee in voting for legislation to allow private marriages between minors to be made public after both parties are 18. Under current law, only persons at least 18…

Committee approves Rep. Rendon bill to streamline process for disability windshield placard

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved legislation authored by state Rep. Daire Rendon to streamline the process for windshield disability placards. Michigan statute currently requires that a disability windshield placard display the first letter and the last three digits of the disabled person’s driver license number or the first letter and the last…

Rep. Rendon invites residents to October office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City will sponsor local office hours for the month of October. “Office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet face-to-face with me and ask questions, offer ideas, or share thoughts regarding state government,” Rep. Rendon said. The representative will be available at the following times and locations: Friday,…

Rep. Rendon joins fellow legislators for tour of vehicle shipment facility

State Rep. Daire Rendon, who serves on the House Committee on Commerce and Trade, this week toured a Canadian National Railway autoport facility with other state legislators in an effort to highlight the state’s vital methods of moving product to final market. Legislators were shown on Tuesday the inner-workings of a vehicle processing and transshipment…

Local first responder joins Rep. Rendon for Sept. 11 ceremony

                PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Daire Rendon, of Lake City, hosted Roscommon County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonah Schuette as her guest for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service on Sept. 7 at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers members of the military and first responders from Michigan who…

Rep. Rendon invites residents to September office hours

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City will sponsor local office hours for the month of September. “Office hours give me the opportunity to meet face-to-face with residents and discuss any questions, concerns or input they may have regarding state government,” Rep. Rendon said. The representative will be available at the following times and locations:…

Rep. Rendon seeks input from residents on mental health services

Website will assist House C.A.R.E.S. Task Force in forming policy ideas State Rep. Daire Rendon today encouraged northern Michigan residents to submit input on improving mental health services in Michigan. Rendon, of Lake City, said anyone who has suggestions on topics such as veterans’ care, substance abuse treatment, mental health courts, and training for law…