State Rep. Bradley Slagh issued the following statement after he and the majority of his House colleagues voted to approve the Unlock Michigan citizens’ initiative, repealing the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act that Gov. Whitmer used to declare an extended state of emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic:
“I was excited to vote yes for the citizens’ initiative repealing the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act. This act was used in ways that usurped the checks and balances that are guaranteed in our state’s constitution. One person should never have the power to silence the voice of the people and eliminate the ability for the Legislature to enact policies for the betterment of our state.”
State Rep. Bradley Slagh today announced that the final state budget approved by the Legislature Wednesday will include more than $1.1 million to address the growing groundwater shortage problem in Ottawa County.
State Rep. Bradley Slagh, of Zeeland, is joined by his guest, Holland Township Fire Chief Jim Kohsel, in front of the Capitol Building today for the annual Michigan House of Representatives 9-11 Memorial Ceremony.
“On January 20, the president pledged he would unite our divided country. Instead, he is now using questionable tactics to force millions of Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine against their will. Increased federal requirements such as these put our country on a dangerously slippery slope, with the nagging question ‘what will they next require us to do that takes away more of our freedoms?’