Rep. Garcia to host tele-town hall meeting

State Representative Daniela García will host a tele-town hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20,   during which residents of Ottawa County can ask questions about state government. “I look forward to hosting a tele-town hall and speaking with the people of Ottawa County,” García said.  “Being accessible and talking to people in the community is an important…

Representatives Lilly and García announce community mental health forum

Representatives Jim Lilly (R- Park Township) and Daniela García (R-Holland) invite Ottawa County residents to attend an upcoming forum on community mental health issues. The forum is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Complex (Main Conference Room), 12220 Fillmore St. in West Olive.  Guest speakers will include MDHHS…

Representative García votes for tax relief in face of changes at federal level

Michigan House approves bills continuing, increasing personal exemptions State Rep. Daniela R. García of Holland today supported advancing bills which provide broad income tax relief to Michigan families and those in Ottawa County. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of…

Representative García: Grant essential for Ottawa County veteran services

  Today state Representative Daniela R. García (R-Holland) cosponsored legislation that would develop a new grant program encouraging Michigan counties to develop veteran service offices. Under this legislation, each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements would receive $25,000, plus an additional amount based on the number of veterans in the county….

Representative García invites local residents to February office hours

State Representative Daniela R. García invites residents of Ottawa County to her office hours on Monday, Feb. 5. “Getting feedback from my constituents is a crucial aspect of my commitment to Ottawa County residents,” García said. “I look forward to hearing what is important to Ottawa County residents and making sure that follows me to…

Rep. García votes to give Michigan families, seniors broader tax relief

State Representative Daniela R. García today voted to approve a package of bills aimed at providing substantial income tax relief for families and seniors. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on their income taxes, while providing additional relief for senior citizens. Representative García, of Holland, voted for the…

Representative García calls for conservative approach after revenue estimates

Forecasts show slower growth for state revenue   State Representative Daniela R. García today called on Governor Snyder and her legislative colleagues to exercise caution and to take a conservative approach in the development of the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget. A Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference was held today that showed General Fund revenue growth…

Representative García invites local residents to January office hours

State Representative Daniela R. García invites residents of Ottawa County to her office hours on Monday, Jan. 8. “As the Legislature starts a new year, I want to hear from residents of Ottawa County on issues they would like tackled in 2018,” García said.  “Listening to the priorities of people back home helps me better…