Senate District 4
William P. Coley, II
 
 
 
 
March 16, 2017
"Less than one year ago, Ohio lost a great little man with the passing of Kyler Bradley," said Senator Coley. "Today, we honor Kyler and all those we've lost too soon to this tragic disease as we seek to offer hope for families that one day we can eradicate this affliction and the heartbreak it causes so many families."
 
March 8, 2017
“The legislation introduced today helps ensure the accountability of taxpayer dollars, using modern technology, so that benefits are available for truly vulnerable individuals,” said Senator Coley. 
 
February 3, 2017
"The need for this change is yet another example of private sector progress outpacing the speed of government," said Coley. “Advancing from tellers to ATMs to modern-day banking from the convenience of your smartphone, our statutes must adapt to ensure that our banking industry can meet the needs of today's consumers,” said Senator Coley.
 
September 23, 2016
Senator Coley will hold a press conference on Monday, September 26 to discuss his proposed legislation aimed at clarifying the legality of fantasy sports and e-sports in Ohio. 
 
September 13, 2016
Welfare programs exist to provide assistance the most vulnerable Ohioans. Fraud hampers our ability to serve those who legitimately need our support. We owe it to these families and Ohio's taxpayers to ensure that government assistance programs are used, not abused.
 
August 4, 2016
"We are excited to announce new opportunities that will attract tourism to our state parks and their surrounding communities," said Senator Coley. "As the birthplace of aviation, it is incumbent upon us to make our state one which welcomes aviation enthusiasts and puts Ohio on par with other states."
 
July 28, 2016
I was proud to join my legislative colleagues in renewing a three-day Sales Tax Holiday during the first weekend in August to assist families by easing the financial burden as they check off items from this year's shopping list.
 
May 25, 2016
"It's an honor to recognize President Hodge for the impact he has made on the students and faculty of Miami University throughout his decade of service to Miami University and southwest Ohio," said Coley.
 
April 18, 2016
"Since their operations began in 2012, casinos have failed to provide the tax revenue and job-creation that the people of Ohio were promised. Casino developers built casinos smaller than their initial commitments, resulting in about 40 percent less gaming positions than planned. Operators have insisted that the smaller facilities would not have a negative impacts on the tax revenues that the state collects, but unfortunately, the operator’s statements appear to be wrong."
 
February 18, 2016
"While we’re happy that Ohio’s unemployment is at a 40 year low, there are still far too many people who could work and aren’t working for one reason or another," said Coley. "We want to continue our efforts to create a positive business climate where people can find work and thus reduce dependency on the government."
 
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