Rep. Slagh supports additional $125 million in emergency coronavirus response

State Rep. Brad Slagh has voted in favor of a new emergency budget plan adding an additional $125 million to help the state of Michigan and local communities respond to coronavirus. The measure brings the total state funding approved to $150 million, including the $25 million approved by the Legislature last week. The plan will…

Rep. Slagh cancels office hours for March

Rep. Bradley Slagh announced his March office hours are postponed in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. “To assist our state’s preventative efforts, our office will suspend all in-person constituent events at this time,” Rep. Slagh said. “The health and safety of residents is always the top priority, and I look forward to resuming in-person…

Rep. Slagh announces office hours for March

Rep. Bradley Slagh announced today his plans to meet with residents of Ottawa County in March. “Communication is critical to our success,” Rep. Slagh said. “The conversations I have with members of our community provides valuable input to the decisions I make daily.” Rep. Slagh will be available at the following times and locations: Monday,…

Column by Rep. Slagh: We need a plan that fixes all roads

As the former Treasurer of Ottawa County, I have seen responsible budgeting and fiscal planning up close from our county board, cities and townships.  When I was elected to the State House of Representatives, I was looking forward to rolling up my sleeves to find solutions to many issues, and working with colleagues from both…

Rep. Slagh announces local February office hours

Rep. Bradley Slagh announced today he will host local office hours to hear the concerns and issues of the community. “We are off to a strong start in the new year,” Rep. Slagh said. “Its important for me to hear from members of our community to continue the success we are having in Lansing.” Rep….

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…