Rendon hosting online meeting with Snyder

  Residents can interact with governor live by webcam State Rep. Bruce Rendon is hosting a new style of town hall on April 23 at Kirtland Community College that will feature Gov. Rick Snyder participating via a live webcam. “I am excited to host this online meeting to give local residents an opportunity to talk…

Rendon to host April 29 road meeting

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 an April 29 meeting in West Branch, hosted by state Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City. The town hall meeting will be held in G’s Pizzeria, 200 West Houghton, in West Branch,…

State grant helping with Elbow Lake Park improvements

  Mills Township is receiving a $270,000 state grant to improve public outdoor recreation opportunities at Elbow Lake Park, state Rep. Bruce Rendon said today. Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder signed the Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant appropriations for FY 2012, which included the funding for the project in Ogemaw County. “Elbow Lake is…

House approves adding veteran designation to driver’s license, state id

The state House this week overwhelmingly approved a measure to help Michigan veterans provide proof of military service by showing their driver’s license, state Rep. Bruce Rendon announced today. House Bill 4037, approved with bipartisan support, creates a special designation on Michigan driver’s licenses for all veterans. “This is a simple but effective way to…

Rendon, Booher announce road grant

The Roscommon County Road Commission will receive a $375,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation for work on CR400 in Roscommon and Denton townships. The construction project will cover from Loxley Road to Townline Road on the stretch of highway also known as Emery Road. “It’s important to maintain our northern Michigan roads where…

Rep. Rendon working on measure to constitutionally protect hunting, fishing

Hunting, fishing and trapping would be protected rights in the Michigan Constitution under House Joint Resolution K, introduced this week by Rep. Bruce Rendon. “Our outdoor heritage and traditions are deeply rooted into what Michigan is and who our people are, so it only stands to reason those protections be included in our state’s guiding…

Missaukee fair awarded state grant for improvements

The Missaukee Agricultural Youth Show will receive a state grant of almost $15,000 to help pay for a building project as part of a new statewide agricultural grant program, state Rep. Bruce Rendon announced today. The County Fairs Capital Improvement Program will provide $14,840 toward construction of a pole building with a total cost of…

Munson cardiovascular research takes part in state’s inaugural Michigan clinical awareness day

  State Rep. Bruce Rendon welcomed Munson Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Research department co-coordinators team to the Capitol on Wednesday as part of Michigan’s first-ever Clinical Trial Awareness Day. MMC Research Nurses Jan Boettcher, Lynda Tulik and Deborah Douglas were among representatives from more than two dozen hospitals and research centers from throughout the state that…

Rendon helps announce GOP plan for improving job growth, quality of life

State Rep. Bruce Rendon today participated in a Capitol news conference to unveil key priorities for the upcoming legislative session that will help encourage additional job growth, reform government and improve the quality of life for Michigan residents. House Republican lawmakers outlined their top priorities as the 2013-14 legislative session gets underway. “Two years ago…

Rendon named vice chair of House Natural Resources Committee

State Rep. Bruce Rendon has been appointed to serve as vice chair of the House Natural Resources Committee for the 97th Legislature. “I am honored to be selected to serve as vice chair of the Natural Resources Committee,” said Rendon, R-Lake City.  “The natural resources that we have the privilege to enjoy in our state…

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…