Rep. Rendon honors Boy Scouts of America

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City recognizes and wants to congratulate the Boy Scouts of America for 109 years of scouting. On February 8, 1910, papers incorporating the Boy Scouts of America were signed and this day became the date celebrated as the official birthday of the Boy Scouts of America. “The Boy Scouts…

Rep. Rendon helps launch bipartisan effort to ‘Raise the Age’

Reform plan treats 17-year-olds as minors in court system State Rep. Daire Rendon has introduced legislation as part of a bipartisan plan to transform the way 17-year-olds are treated in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Michigan is one of just four states to automatically prosecute 17-year-olds as adults when they’re accused of breaking the law. Rendon…

Rep. Rendon plan adds warning labels to marijuana products sold in Michigan

State Rep. Daire Rendon has introduced a plan to warn expectant and breastfeeding mothers of the harmful effects marijuana use can have on babies. Rendon, of Lake City, said preliminary research indicates marijuana is able to reach babies in the womb, resulting in low birth weight and harming brain development. For this reason, both the…

Bipartisan government transparency plan introduced in Michigan House

Solution gives residents access to more public information A bipartisan group of state representatives today introduced a comprehensive plan to increase the transparency of state government. State Reps. Daire Rendon and Vanessa Guerra, who are spearheading the plan, said Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts its governor, lieutenant governor and the…

Rep. Rendon supports plan adding resources to Michigan’s fight against PFAS

Michigan Legislature approves funding Rep. Daire Rendon today voted in favor of a plan that will provide more financial support to clean up contaminated sites and combat PFAS in northern Michigan and the entire state. The Michigan Legislature approved $69 million for an environmental cleanup fund which also will help boost local recycling programs, plus…

Rep. Rendon supports plan forming new oversight panel for Line 5 tunnel

State Rep. Daire Rendon said a plan approved today in the Michigan House with bipartisan support will protect the Great Lakes by providing proper oversight for the new underground infrastructure corridor in the Straits of Mackinac. Rendon, of Lake City, said agreements with Enbridge Energy to build a multi-use utility tunnel will allow for the…

Committee approves Rep. Rendon’s plan to help people who need elderly care

The House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee today approved a plan introduced by state Rep. Daire Rendon to help give senior citizens high quality care within their communities. Rep. Rendon’s bill allows the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to operate per zip code to eliminate duplication. “The PACE program allows an individual…

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 are an opportunity for residents to meet with me and ask questions, offer ideas, or share thoughts regarding state government,” Rendon said. The representative will be available at the following times and locations: Friday, September 14…

Rep. Rendon: 2017-18 Families, Children, and Seniors Committee accomplishments

As chair of the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee, I have worked with members on both sides of the aisle to prioritize legislation that makes life better for Michiganders. We are working together to get things done. We have set clear priorities and have created solutions to better protect our neighborhoods and communities. Throughout…

Rep. Rendon: State budget helps northern Michigan families

By state Rep. Daire Rendon  I prioritize northern Michigan families in Crawford, Kalkaska, Missaukee, Roscommon and Ogemaw counties. Earlier this month, I voted for a state budget that addresses Michigan’s top needs and helps our great communities of northern Michigan. I supported this budget because it improves Michigan’s economic future, schools and roads. More money…

Rendon plan expanding skilled trades instruction approved

Legislation to be named in honor of late state school superintendent The state Legislature on Tuesday approved state Rep. Daire Rendon’s landmark plan to create age-appropriate skilled trades learning programs for each grade level in Michigan’s school districts. The bill calls for the state Department of Education to develop skilled trade instruction for the state’s…