Senate Bill 140 will limit the amount that casinos and racinos can deduct from the taxes that are due for our schools and local governments. We are looking at amendments to improve the bill and to allow for regulations that prevent Ohio taxpayers from having to pick up the tab for advertising run amuck.
We’re proud of what we’ve done to improve Ohio’s economy over the last few years. Senate Bill 140 will go a long way to make sure that our schools and local governments receive the benefits from gaming that they were promised.
"We’ve done a lot to improve Ohio’s economy over the last few years. However, our schools and local governments have been counting on the gaming revenues that they were promised. It’s time that the principles set forth in the proposed legislation are enacted into law."
Governor Kasich today signed Amended Substitute Senate Bill 245, jointly sponsored by State Senators Bill Coley and Bill Seitz, which honors local fallen heroes through the designation of area highways in their names.
Senator Bill Coley today presented a resolution to Miami University’s Women’s Synchronized Skating Team for winning the 2014 U.S. Figure Skating National Championship. The RedHawks placed first with a score of 96.80, beating out second place Team Excel by a whopping 18.03 points.
COLUMBUS–Senator Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) today honored the Lakota West High School Marching Band for their performance in the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. The 270-member band was one of only 13 bands across the nation selected to play in parade.