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.
House District 15
House District 15: Dyer, Schererville, St. John Township and portions of St. John and Griffith
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.
STATEHOUSE – State Representative Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) authored House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1398, co-authored by State Representative Hal Slager (R-Schererville), which will continue funding to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA). HEA 1398 was ceremoniously signed into law by Governor Mike Pence.
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).
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.
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.
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