Rep. Slagh plan offers townships practicality, flexibility for tax collection

A proposal from Rep. Bradley Slagh helping townships operate in a more effective fashion when collecting tax payments was unanimously approved today by the House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee. Current law requires township treasurers to remain at a township office at least one day during normal business hours for important cycles on the…

Rep. Slagh supports historic plan to lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

House approves historic reforms after decades of gridlock State Rep. Bradley Slagh today approved a landmark plan to fix the state’s broken auto insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers. Slagh voted in favor of the plan to offer drivers personal injury coverage options, rein in medical costs and fight fraud – features…

Rep. Slagh announces May office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh of Zeeland, will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of May. “I appreciate the opportunity to sit down and hear directly from the people I represent,” Slagh said. “If you have ideas on making government better, or questions about state and local government then I…

House approves Rep. Slagh’s plan to give communities control of local speed limits

The Michigan House today approved House Bill 4118 introduced by state Rep. Bradley Slagh to ensure safer neighborhood roads while also helping to save millions of dollars statewide. Slagh said many Michigan communities will be forced to spend more taxpayer money because of changes made to state laws three years ago that require costly studies…

Rep. Slagh announces April office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh of Zeeland will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of April. “I am looking forward to sitting down with area residents to listen to the concerns that matter most to them,” Rep. Slagh said. “Regular discussions like these help me to best represent our community’s…

Rep. Slagh bill heads off potential unpaid property tax issue

A bill introduced by state Rep. Bradley Slagh protecting Michigan taxpayers who buy subdivided property today was approved overwhelmingly in a Michigan House vote. House Bill 4055 addresses the issue of unpaid property taxes on land proposed for subdivision. Slagh, who was Ottawa County’s treasurer from 2007-18, crafted the plan to make sure new owners…

Rep. Slagh issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

State Rep. Bradley Slagh issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her state budget proposal: “While I certainly appreciate the governor’s hard work in putting this budget together, and trying to find ways to fix our roads and fund other priorities, I unfortunately think she hit a big pothole on many of these…

Rep. Slagh attends annual State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, attends the Governor’s annual State of the State address with Nancy DeBoer, Mayor of Holland (left), and Sarah Leach, Editor-in-Chief of the Holland Sentinel (right). ###

Rep. Slagh announces upcoming office hours

State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, will meet with Ottawa County residents during scheduled office hours for the month of March. “Regular input from residents is key to upholding the values of our community at the Capitol,” Rep. Slagh said. “I encourage residents to attend and I hope to bring your thoughts to Lansing from…

Rep. Slagh plan gives communities control of speed limit signage

State Rep. Bradley Slagh today introduced a plan to ensure safer neighborhood roads while also helping to save millions of dollars statewide by providing for a 25 mph basic speed on most residential streets. Many local governments, such as the city of Holland, are impacted by new laws that require costly studies and signage to…

House adopts Slagh resolution on Omphalocele awareness

Photo Information: Rep. Bradley Slagh is joined by Ellie Hopke of Zeeland (left) and Brianna Steffen of Chesterfield Township (right) for the adoption of his resolution. A resolution introduced by Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, to recognize families affected by an abdominal birth defect received unanimous support on the House floor this week. House Resolution…

Slagh tapped to vice chair two budget subcommittees

Legislator will vice chair Appropriations Subcommittees on Corrections and Joint Capital Outlay State Rep. Bradley Slagh has been named as vice chair of two state budget subcommittees by House Speaker Lee Chatfield for the current legislative session. Slagh, of Zeeland, will vice chair the subcommittees on Corrections, and Joint Capital Outlay as well as serving…