Senator Coley recognizes the Lakota West High School girls basketball team during a session of the Ohio Senate
Senator Coley recognizes the Lakota West High School girls basketball team during a session of the Ohio Senate
 Senator Coley introduces President Faber for the Butler Co. Chamber of Commerce.
Senator Coley introduces President Faber for the Butler Co. Chamber of Commerce.
 Senator Coley listens to testimony during Medicaid Committee.
Senator Coley listens to testimony during Medicaid Committee.
Senator Coley Announces Legislation to Hold Casinos Accountable to Promises to Schools and Local Governments
Senator Coley Announces Legislation to Hold Casinos Accountable to Promises to Schools and Local Governments
 Senator Coley speaks on the Senate Floor in favor of Senate Bill 10, his initiative to improve Ohio's election process.
Senator Coley speaks on the Senate Floor in favor of Senate Bill 10, his initiative to improve Ohio's election process.
 Senators Coley and Jones present a resolution to the Bishop Fenwick Lady Falcons for their Division III Soccer Title
Senators Coley and Jones present a resolution to the Bishop Fenwick Lady Falcons for their Division III Soccer Title
Senator Coley receives the Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition's "Golden Apple Award."
Senator Coley receives the Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition's "Golden Apple Award."
 Senator Coley is sworn in as the state senator for the 4th Ohio Senate District.
Senator Coley is sworn in as the state senator for the 4th Ohio Senate District.
 Senator Coley presides over a mock Senate Hearing with Lakota West High School Students
Senator Coley presides over a mock Senate Hearing with Lakota West High School Students
Senator Coley speaks to students from the El-Sewedy International School of Cincinnati
Senator Coley speaks to students from the El-Sewedy International School of Cincinnati
 Senator Coley and members of the Lakota East High School baseball team. Coley presented the team with a Senate resolution honoring them as the Division I State Champions.
Senator Coley and members of the Lakota East High School baseball team. Coley presented the team with a Senate resolution honoring them as the Division I State Champions.
 Senator Coley speaks with students from Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Senate chambers.
Senator Coley speaks with students from Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Senate chambers.
Senator Coley testifies before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about a piece of legislation.
Senator Coley testifies before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about a piece of legislation.
 
 

Senator Bill Coley is serving his first full term in the Ohio Senate, representing the majority of Butler County as the Senator for the 4th Ohio Senate District. Prior to his appointment to the Senate, Senator Coley was elected to four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives where his background in finance led him to be named Chairman of the House Financial Institutions, Housing and Urban Development Committee.

 
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Ohio Statehouse Greeting
Please watch this short video from State Senator Bill Coley about Ohio's recovery and how we're setting an example for other states to follow.

01.29.16 - Coley Praises Signs Of Progress For Ohio's Economic Growth, Job Creation

 
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"When I first went to the Statehouse, we had an unemployment rate that was far above the national average," Coley said. "While we still have much to do, Its good to see that Ohio's unemployment rate is now consistently below the national average."

 
 

12.28.15 - Coley Releases Report From Ohio's Joint Committee On Gaming And Wagering

 
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"Ohio casinos have enjoyed over $165 million in free promotional spend at the expense of schools and local government," said Coley who chairs the joint committee. "We have concerns about whether the state can continue to justify this preferential treatment.  While the committee does not call for immediate legislation, further consideration on this very generous deduction is certainly warranted."

 
 

12.09.15 - Coley And Beagle Announce Plan Promoting Local Economic Development And Community Revitalization

 
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"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."

 
 

12.04.15 - Coley And Beagle To Announce Plan Promoting Property Revitalization And Renovation

 
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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.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 4

 
Counties: Butler (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Coley

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8072
Email Senator Coley
 

Background

 
Hometown : Liberty Township
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2005-2011


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another four-year term