Hal Slager

Hal Slager

Representative | District 15

Contact Information

Phone: 317-232-9815

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h15@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Lindsay Devlin

Phone: 317-232-9695

Email: lindsay.devlin@iga.in.gov

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my website. It is an honor to represent our community in this capacity. My focus for this upcoming session will be on getting Hoosiers back to work and putting the needs of our students and their education first and foremost. I am thrilled to be serving District 15 and I will work to continue the efforts of building an economic environment where high quality jobs can thrive here in Indiana. 

This site is a tool to help keep you updated about what is happening at the Statehouse, and issues that impact District 15. If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Hal Slager

House District 15

House District 15: Dyer, Schererville, St. John Township and portions of St. John and Griffith

City: Schererville

Occupation: Small Business Owner and Certified Public Accountant

Education: CPA, Butler

Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401-4, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Statehouse phone number: 1(800) 382-9841

Representative Hal Slager was first elected to the state General Assembly in 2012.

Rep. Slager is a graduate of Butler University and Certified Public Accountant. As a CPA he worked for a local accounting firm where he gained the experience needed for his next opportunity, a position in corporate accounting with Melvin Simon and Associates.

Rep. Slager joined Trico Graphics in 1983. Upon arrival he sought to bring innovations and advancements to the company, eventually leading to a transition to electronic publishing. In 1996, Rep. Slager established the company as an exemplary business for design and internet production.  Pursuing his interest in real estate, he went on to establish Triangle Equities LLC, for real estate development and management in 1997.

Before being elected as state representative of House District 15, Rep. Slager served 10 years on the Schererville Town Council, twice a Council president and twice Utility Board president. As a state representative, he brings with him the experience of running local government during the national economic downturn. He worked to keep his community strong by reducing the government budget to meet a frozen levy, while increasing services and resolving flooding problems.

He and his wife, Carol married in 1982 and have two sons, Ryan and Colin. Rep. Slager is a runner and former marathoner, including the Boston Marathon twice and is a member of the Calumet Region Striders, a local running club of 500 members. He has led three fundraising campaigns running for the Leukemia Society of America.  He currently serves as Treasurer for the Schererville Civic Funds, a local charity serving Schererville residents in need.

House District 15 includes all of Schererville, Dyer, St. John Township and portions of Saint John, and Griffith, all in Lake County.

Bill to reduce infant mortality signed into law

Thursday, May 14, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) authored House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1004, which creates the Safety P.I.N. (Protecting Indiana’s Newborns) grant program to combat infant mortality in Indiana. Recently signed into law by Governor Mike Pence, this legislation was co-authored by House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) and State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis).

[h15] Rep. Slagerís proposals incorporated into state biennial budget

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

STATEHOUSE- State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) was an integral part in getting a number of proposals, benefitting Lake County and Hoosiers across the state, incorporated into Indiana’s Biennial Budget, House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1001. HEA 1001 passed out of the General Assembly and has been sent to the governor’s desk for his

[r15] Lake County zoning bill is signed into law

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, April 20, 2015

STATEHOUSE – Representative Hal Slager (Schererville) sponsored and State Representative Bill Fine (R-Munster) co-sponsored Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 429 which brings Lake County in line with the rest of Indiana regarding area planning and board of zoning appeals statute. Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 1164 has been signed by the governor. Counties have

[r15] Local lawmakers co-host town hall meeting

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, March 16, 2015

STATEHOUSE- State Representatives Bill Fine (R- Munster) and Hal Slager (R- Schererville) will be hosting a town hall meeting at the Griffith Town Hall. What: Town Hall with Reps. Fine and Slager When: Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 1 p.m. Where: Griffith Town Hall at 111 North Broad Street in Griffith These meetings provide an opportunity for the public

[r15] Rep. Slager to co-host town hall in Schererville

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Wednesday, March 11, 2015

STATEHOUSE- State Representative Hal Slager (R- Schererville), along with State Senator Rick Niemeyer (R-Lowell), will be hosting a town hall at the St. John Township Center this Saturday. What: Town Hall with Rep. Slager and Sen. Niemeyer When: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10am Where: St. John Township Center, 1515 Lincoln Highway in Schererville If

[r15] Local lawmakers champion South Shore extension bill

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Wednesday, February 25, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) authored House Bill (HB) 1618 which would provide state matching grants to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) for certain projects. Co-authored by State Representative Ed Soliday (R- Valparaiso), HB 1618 passed out of the House unanimously. “Making the South

Safety P.I.N. grant program passes out of House

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) authored House Bill (HB) 1004, creating the Safety P.I.N. (Protecting Indiana’s Newborns) grant program to combat infant mortality in Indiana. The bill was co-authored by House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) and State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) and passed unanimously out of the House today.

Local lawmakers champion South Shore extension bill

Posted by: Kelly Sweeney  | Wednesday, February 11, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) authored House Bill (HB) 1618 which would provide state matching grants to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) for certain projects. Co-authored by State Representative Ed Soliday (R- Valparaiso), HB 1618 passed unanimously out of the Roads and Transportation Committee and was referred to the Ways and Means Committee for further consideration and debate. 

[r15] Safety P.I.N. grant program bill passes out of committee

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Wednesday, February 11, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) authored House Bill (HB) 1004, creating the Safety P.I.N. (Protecting Indiana’s Newborns) grant program to combat infant mortality in Indiana. One of the priorities of the House Republicans legislative agenda is to address public safety concerns, including infant mortality. The bill

Reps. Aylesworth, Fine and Slager join Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lindsey Devin and Kathryn Frkaes  | Thursday, January 29, 2015

STATEHOUSE – House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis), legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to raise awareness of the fight against cancer. “It was a great honor to participate in ‘Suits and Sneakers’ and I was proud to shed my tie for the cause,

[r47] Rep. Slager reappointed to Ways and Means Committee

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Thursday, December 4, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced standing committee assignments today for the 119th General Assembly. Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schereville) will serve on the Ways and Means Committee, responsible for crafting the state’s budget, the Public

[r15] Organization Day spotlights domestic violence awareness

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) joined House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), fellow legislators, staff and state office holders in donating supplies to the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) at the Statehouse. “Domestic violence affects so many people throughout our state,” said

[r15] Rep. Slager's hospital guidance bill signed into law (5/29/2014)

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Start Date: 5/29/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM Rep. Slager’s hospital guidance bill signed into law STATEHOUSE—State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) authored House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1190 which provides parents who have suffered through a miscarriage with resources and information regarding their options. HEA 1190 was

[r15] Hospital guidance bill passes through Senate (2/19/2014)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Start Date: 2/19/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 2/19/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMHospital guidance bill passes through Senate STATEHOUSE—State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) authored House Bill 1190 which provides parents that have suffered through a miscarriage with resources and information on their options. HB 1190 passed out of the

[r15] Rep. Slager lets families decide how to grieve (1/28/2014)

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Start Date: 1/28/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 1/28/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMRep. Slager lets families decide how to grieve STATEHOUSE- State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) authored House Bill 1190 which provides parents that have suffered through a miscarriage with resources and information on their options. HB 1190 passed out of committee

[r15] Rep. Slager to serve on Public Health and Ways and Means Committees (1/8/2014)

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Start Date: 1/8/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 1/8/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMRep. Slager to serve on Public Health and Ways and Means Committees STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has announced updates to the House Republican committee assignments after former Rep. Suzanne Crouch (R-Evansville) was sworn in as the new State

[R15] Rep. Slager congratulates Lake Central High School on academic success (6/21/2013)

Friday, June 21, 2013

Start Date: 6/21/2013 Start Time: 1:00 PMEnd Date: 6/21/2013 End Time: 2:00 PMRep. Slager congratulates Lake Central High School on academic success STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is pleased to congratulate Lake Central High School for being in the top 30 of schools in Indiana to achieve the goal of having 25 percent or

[R15] Rep. Hal Slager appointed to national Budget and Revenue Committee (6/6/2013)

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Start Date: 6/6/2013 Start Time: 1:00 PMEnd Date: 6/6/2013 End Time: 1:00 PMRep. Hal Slager appointed to national Budget and Revenue Committee STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) has been appointed to serve on the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Budgets and Revenue Committee for the 2013-2014 biennium. “I am

[R15] Strengthening Indiana's position as the Crossroads of America (5/23/2013)

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Start Date: 5/23/2013 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Date: 5/23/2013 End Time: 11:00 AM Strengthening Indiana’s position as the Crossroads of America STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) joined Gov. Pence today as he signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1481 into law. HEA 1481 authorizes the Indiana Department of

[R15] Rep. Slager's legislation helping Calumet Township signed by Governor (5/23/2013)

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Start Date: 5/23/2013 Start Time: 4:00 PM End Date: 5/23/2013 End Time: 4:00 PM Rep. Slager’s legislation helping Calumet Township signed by Governor STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) played an integral part in what had taken years to accomplish for Griffith. Rep. Slager joined Gov. Pence today for the signing of House

[R15] Rep. Slager works to bring positive change to his community (4/29/2013)

Monday, April 29, 2013

Start Date: 4/29/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 4/29/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMRep. Slager works to bring positive change to his communitySTATEHOUSE— The 2013 legislative session has come to an end, and Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is pleased to see three of his top priority bills become law: House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1585, HEA 1481 and HEA 1002.

[R15] House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved (4/26/2013)

Friday, April 26, 2013

Start Date: 4/26/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 4/26/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMHouse Republican Legislative Priorities AchievedSession brings largest tax cut to Hoosiers in the history of Ind. STATEHOUSE – Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is pleased that the Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), announced

[R15] Lake County High School will participate in the AP-TIP (4/23/2013)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Start Date: 4/23/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 4/23/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) was happy to recognize Lake Central High School from Lake County for being selected as one of the 11 new cohort schools to participate in the Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (AP-TIP). The

[R15] Town of Griffith one step closer to joining a new township (4/18/2013)

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Start Date: 4/18/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 4/18/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMTown of Griffith one step closer to joining a new townshipSTATEHOUSE - State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is pleased that House Bill 1585 will be sent to Gov. Pence’s desk to be signed. HB 1585 will allow the town of Griffith to vote by referendum to opt out of

[R15] More assistance for "Hardest Hit"Ě Hoosiers (4/17/2013)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Start Date: 4/17/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 4/17/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM More assistance for “Hardest Hit” Hoosiers STATEHOUSE – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann held a press conference today with State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) regarding the expansion of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund. The U.S. Department

[R15] Rep. Slager hosts legislative forum (3/6/2013 - 3/7/2013)

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Start Date: 3/6/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 3/7/2013 End Time: 11:59 PMRep. Slager hosts legislative forum STATEHOUSE – State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville) will be hosting a legislative forum Saturday, March 9, to discuss the first half of the 2013 legislative session. The meeting will be open forum, and Rep. Slager will address

[R15] The House budget invests in the "Crossroads of America"Ě (2/21/2013)

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Start Date: 2/21/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 2/21/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM The House budget invests in the “Crossroads of America” STATEHOUSE — Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is very pleased with the proposals in House Bill 1001, the Indiana Budget. The budget has a strong focus on building and maintaining

[R15] Town of Griffith one step closer to joining a new township (2/12/2013)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Start Date: 2/12/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 2/12/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMTown of Griffith one step closer to joining a new townshipSTATEHOUSE - State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is pleased that House Bill 1585 passed out of the House today with a vote of 66-32. HB 1585 will allow the town of Griffith to vote by referendum to opt out of Calumet

[r15] Strengthening Indiana's position as the Crossroads of America (2/5/2013)

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Start Date: 2/5/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AM End Date: 2/5/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM Strengthening Indiana’s position as the Crossroads of America STATEHOUSE –House Bill (HB) 1481, authored by Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville), passed unanimously out of the Indiana House of Representatives today. HB 1481 authorizes the Indiana

[r15] Rep. Slager comments on the DCS appointment (1/30/2013)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Start Date: 1/30/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 1/30/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMRep. Slager comments on the DCS appointment Please include the following statement from State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) in regards to media coverage of the Honorable Mary Beth Bonaventura being named Indiana’s new head of DCS. STATEHOUSE - “Having served in

[r15] Rep. Slager comments on the DCS appointment (1/30/2013)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Start Date: 1/30/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 1/30/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMRep. Slager comments on the DCS appointment Please include the following statement from State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) in regards to media coverage of the Honorable Mary Beth Bonaventura being named Indiana’s new head of DCS. STATEHOUSE - “Having served in

[r15] Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse (1/28/2013)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Start Date: 1/28/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 1/28/2013Suits and Sneakers at the StatehouseSTATEHOUSE – Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville), House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to promote awareness of the fight against cancer.According to the American Cancer

[r15] Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse (1/28/2013)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Start Date: 1/28/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 1/28/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMSuits and Sneakers at the StatehouseSTATEHOUSE – Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville), House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to promote awareness of the fight against cancer.According to

[r15] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session (1/7/2013)

Monday, January 7, 2013

Start Date: 1/7/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 1/7/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMHouse Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students who are 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse

[r15] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session (1/7/2013)

Monday, January 7, 2013

Start Date: 1/7/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 1/7/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMHouse Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 sessionSTATEHOUSE — State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students who are 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and

[r15] Rep. Slager encouraged by record breaking year (1/4/2013)

Friday, January 4, 2013

Start Date: 1/4/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 1/4/2013 End Time: 12:00 PMRep. Slager encouraged by record breaking year STATEHOUSE - Rep. Hal Slager is pleased to announce that 2012 was a record breaking year for economic development in Indiana. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) secured job commitments from companies all over the

[R15] Rep. Slager to serve on Ways and Means Committee (12/3/2012)

Monday, December 3, 2012

Start Date: 12/3/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PMEnd Date: 12/3/2012 End Time: 1:00 PMRep. Slager to serve on Ways and Means Committee STATEHOUSE— House Republican Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has announced committee members for the Indiana House Republican caucus. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected biennially by the majority

[R15] Rep. Slager ready to serve Hoosiers (11/20/2012)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Start Date: 11/20/2012 Start Time: 2:00 PMEnd Date: 11/20/2012 End Time: 2:00 PMRep. Slager ready to serve Hoosiers STATEHOUSE – Indiana Legislators were sworn in today, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent

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