Rep. Slagh announces January office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of January. “I want to begin the new year by continuing to hear directly from residents,” Rep. Slagh said. “I look forward to meeting with constituents and discussing ideas the legislature can work on in 2020.”…

State lawmakers urge governor to declare emergency along Lake Michigan shoreline

A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers today sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urging her to declare a state of emergency for the entire Lake Michigan shoreline because of near-record high water levels. The letter to seek a statewide response, spearheaded by Rep. Bradley Slagh of Zeeland, underscores the lakeshore erosion resulting from dangerously…

Rep. Slagh plan altering township tax collection protocol becomes law

Measure provides locals and their employees with flexibility, practicality A proposal from state Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, helping townships serve their residents more effectively when collecting tax payments this week was signed into law by Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist. Gilchrist is serving as acting governor while Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is out of the country…

Rep. Slagh announces December office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of December. “I’m holding three more office hours before the end of the year,” Rep. Slagh said. “I hope you’ll join me for a cup of coffee to discuss what you’d like to see the Legislature…

Rep. Slagh’s plan ensures Holland Rescue Mission continues providing child care

State Rep. Brad Slagh, of Zeeland, has introduced a plan to allow certain homeless shelters to continue providing onsite child care without a license, in specific circumstances. According to Slagh, the Holland Rescue Mission came to an agreement approximately 20 years ago with the state of Michigan stating it could provide child care. The state…

Rep. Slagh’s tax collection plan for townships offers locals, employees flexibility

Measure unanimously approved by Michigan Senate A bill offered by state Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, that will help townships serve their residents more effectively when collecting tax payments was advanced in a vote by the Michigan Senate this week. Current law requires township treasurers to remain at a township office at least one day…

Signed Rep. Slagh plan localizes speed limit decision-making

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, displays a signed copy of House Bill 4118 (now Public Act 31 of 2019) with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The new law provides greater local control, allowing municipalities to lower speed limits on non-major streets within their boundaries to 25 miles per hour. Slagh…

Rep. Slagh invites residents to town hall meeting on lake levels and beach erosion

State Rep. Bradley Slagh of Zeeland will host a town hall meeting with other legislators on Wednesday, Oct. 30 to discuss water levels and beach erosion issues along the lakeshore. “The loss of property due to high lake levels and recent storms is certainly concerning,” Rep. Slagh said. “I have heard from individuals impacted by…

Rep. Slagh: Governor holding critical funding hostage to force 45-cent gas tax increase

State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, issued the following statement regarding the governor’s veto of funding for many critical programs and services: “I’ve had some time to digest the governor’s actions and communicate with community leaders and constituents impacted by her vetoes. It’s a true shame she has chosen to use law enforcement, the autism…

Rep. Slagh announces October office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of October. “I am working diligently to pass a budget that reflect the values of our community and our state,” Rep. Slagh said. “Please join me if you have any questions or concerns I can help…