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 (second from right) presents a resolution to President David Hodge, of Miami University, joined by Senators Kevin Bacon (far right) and Bill Beagle (far left)
Senator Coley (second from right) presents a resolution to President David Hodge, of Miami University, joined by Senators Kevin Bacon (far right) and Bill Beagle (far left)
 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."
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 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.
 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.

05.25.16 - Coley Honors Retiring Miami University President

 
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"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.

 
 

04.18.16 - Senator Coley Calls On The Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission To Review Casino Monopoly

 
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"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."

 
 

02.18.16 - Coley Welcomes Kansas Lt. Governor To Discuss Cost Control Strategies With Ohio Grace Commission

 
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"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."

 
 

02.09.16 - Coley Announces Legislative Fellowship Program

 
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"The LSC Fellowship allows recent graduates to gain real-world public policy experience," said Coley. "For many, this fellowship is just the beginning of successful careers in public service."

 
 
 
 
 

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