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Recognizing his commitment to low taxes, fiscal restraint and smaller government, State Senator Bill Coley (R-Liberty Township) was recently named the "Watchdog of the Treasury" by the United Conservatives of Ohio. Having been granted this honor based on his fiscally responsible voting record during the 129th General Assembly, this award marks Senator Coley's fourth General Assembly as a Watchdog of the Treasury.

In addition to being honored as a fiscally responsible legislator, Senator Coley has also recently been recognized by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce for his 100% pro-business, lifetime voting record.

"With each vote I cast in the Senate, I always remind myself that it is not the state's money we are spending, but the people's hard-earned tax dollars," said Coley. "Individuals and businesses across the state have tightened their belts to adjust to the economic climate and the state should be no different. By shrinking government and supporting business, we create an environment where all Ohioans can be more prosperous."
 
 
 
  
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Coley To Announce Bill Restoring Control To Restaurant Owners, Allowing Dogs On Patios

 

COLUMBUS - State Senator Bill Coley (R-Liberty Township) will join business leaders TOMORROW to announce legislation aimed at restoring the decision-making authority of restaurant owners in determining whether to allow dogs in their outdoor spaces. 



 
 

Coley Announces Passage Of Senate Budget That Closes Fiscal Shortfall And Protects Essential Services

 

"Working together, we have cut almost $1.1 billion from the original version of the budget and have brought the budget in balance without putting Ohio's economy at risk by raising taxes," said Senator Coley, who serves a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which is responsible for balancing Ohio's two-year operating budget. 



 
 

Senate Approves Awareness Legislation Aimed At Curing Pediatric Brain Tumors In Honor Of Kyler Bradley

 

"Today is another milestone in our efforts to honor Kyler and all those who suffer, both directly and indirectly, from the devastation that DIPG causes families," said Coley. 

DIPG is an aggressive, malignant brain tumor found at the base of the brain stem, affecting approximately 200 to 400 children in the U.S each year. It is the second most common malignant brain tumor and is the leading cause of childhood death due to brain tumors. The average prognosis of those diagnosed is 9 months. Symptoms include double vision, inability to close the eyelids completely, drooping of one side of the face as well as difficulty chewing and swallowing.



 
 

Senate Panel Approves Local Mother's Awareness Effort Aimed At Curing Pediatric Brain Tumors

 

"Today is another milestone in our efforts to honor Kyler and all those we've lost too soon to DIPG," said Coley. "This simple measure offers hope for families that one day we can overcome this disease and the heartbreak it causes."