State Rep. Daire Rendon today joined other lawmakers at the state Capitol to call on Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) to immediately help Michigan families.
The UIA has been unable to help tens of thousands of laid-off workers receive the unemployment benefits they deserve. The agency has had repeated problems with its online claim filing system. Phone calls from laid-off workers also have been dropped for no apparent reason.
Rendon, of Lake City, was joined by several other state representatives, all women, calling their group “Moms for Families.”
“I’ve been hearing from many families in Northern Michigan about how they haven’t received their unemployment benefits,” Rendon said. “This is a major problem for our families, neighbors, and friends. Not only has the COVID-19 era been a challenge, but finances have added to an already difficult period. Our families deserve so much better than the response they have received from the agency.”
State. Rep. Daire Rendon and her colleagues in the Michigan House today approved a plan to ensure the safety of Michigan students as learning resumes in the fall. The Legislature’s plan empowers local school districts and health departments to work together to develop health and safety standards that are best for their unique areas. “The […]
“We must not let the coronavirus pandemic steal away our children’s education,” Rendon said. “A lot has changed since March – we all have a better understanding of what COVID-19 is and how to slow the spread. As we embrace the new year, I am glad this plan is now finalized for our communities. This is the most practical, well-thought out way to get our kids back to school, whether that be in the classroom or virtually.”
State Rep. Daire Rendon, of Lake City, today supported a plan to rectify the governor’s careless nursing home policy that undoubtably cost the lives of more than 1,947 of some of Michigan’s most vulnerable residents. The mandate to place COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents was decided by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer alone, […]