Senate District 4
William P. Coley, II
December 9, 2015
"Existing policies discourage new development and business expansion," said Coley. "Our plan will create an incentive for property owners to enhance land for future business development. Not only will the property owner benefit, but new business growth will lead to increased tax revenue which benefits the schools and local governments that support our communities."
December 4, 2015
Supported by various regional chambers of commerce, Senate Bill 235 is expected to enhance local economic development and community revitalization efforts by incentivizing business expansion and new construction projects.
November 10, 2015
"I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family of John Hamen, especially his wife and seven children. This Veterans Day, let us extend our sincere gratitude and respect for John by honoring the sense of duty he displayed throughout his military and civilian careers. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."
November 9, 2015
"I am honored to receive this award and look forward to continuing efforts to improve and innovate our education system on behalf of Ohio's students and families," said Coley. "We need to ensure that every taxpayer dollar being spent supports our students in the classroom, giving them the best opportunity for success in school and in life."
June 25, 2015
“Sometimes these condo and homeowners associations get overzealous with enforcement," said Senator Coley. "They forget the price paid by our men and women in uniform to secure the right to display our flag."
June 18, 2015
"This budget continues our efforts to lower the cost of government in Ohio while making sure that we provide for our students and those who are most vulnerable," said Senator Coley. "We are driving new dollars to the schools districts that need them most."
May 5, 2015
A.K. Steel will construct a new 120,000 sq. ft. research and development facility in Middletown and plans to hire an additional 15 employees as a result of the company's expansion project and the state assistance.
April 17, 2015
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.
April 9, 2015
"We need to ensure that Ohio schools and local governments receive the revenues promised to them," said Coley, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Gaming and Wagering. 
March 31, 2015
"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."
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