Senate District 4
William P. Coley, II
 
 
 
 
June 6, 2013
The Ohio Senate today approved House Bill 59, the state’s biennium budget proposal, which includes at its cornerstone a $1.4 billion tax cut for Ohio’s small businesses and a $717 million increase in state education funding, the largest legislative investment in education in more than 10 years. Announced by Bill Coley, the nearly $62 billion bill acts as the state operating budget for the two-year period beginning on July 1, 2013.
 
March 26, 2013
COLUMBUS– State Senator Bill Coley today announced that the Governor has signed Senate Bill 10. Sponsored by Senator Coley, the initiative will allow easier access for disabled individuals to access the polls by creating additional accommodations in the case that their polling place does not fully comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. State Senator Shirley Smith (D-Cleveland) jointly sponsored the initiative with Coley.
 
February 26, 2013
State Senator Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) was today given the “Golden Apple Award” by the Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition. The award recognizes the Butler County legislator’s contributions toward school choice.
 
January 9, 2013
Senate President Keith Faber (R–Celina) today named State Senator Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) to chair the Senate Standing Committee on Civil Justice. During the previous legislative session, Coley served as the Chairman of the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee.
 
January 7, 2013
As part of the Opening Ceremonies of the 130th General Assembly, Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) swore-in Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) as the Senator for the 4th District. Coley was first appointed to the State Senate in 2011. During the 129th General Assembly, Senator Coley presided as Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Government Oversight and Reform. Prior to his appointment, he served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives’ 55th District, serving a portion of Butler County. 
 
December 13, 2012
State Senator Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) this morning hosted a social studies class from Lakota West High School, taught by Ms. Pamela Owen, at the Ohio Statehouse. The group held a mock legislative hearing in Ohio Senate’s North Hearing Room.
 
December 11, 2012
COLUMBUS– State Senator Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) was named Tuesday as a “Defender of Liberty” by the American Conservative Union (ACU). Senator Coley received the award during a ceremony this morning in the Ladies Gallery of the Ohio Statehouse.
 
November 14, 2012
COLUMBUS– State Senator Bill Coley (R–Liberty Township) today offered sponsor testimony on his bill, Senate Bill 354, which modifies Ohio’s “Call Before You Dig” laws. Having not been updated in more than 20 years, Senator Coley stated that these policies are outdated and require immediate attention from the General Assembly.
 
October 24, 2012
State Senator Bill Coley (R-Liberty Township) joined Ohio Governor John Kasich and other state officials this morning to announce that Huntington Bank will expand its operation in Ohio.
 
September 14, 2012
Recognizing his commitment to low taxes, fiscal restraint, and smaller
government, State Senator Bill Coley was recently named the "Watchdog of
the Treasury" by the United Conservatives of Ohio.
 
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