COLUMBUS - On Tuesday, State Senator Bill Coley (R-Liberty Township) will hold a press conference to announce legislation aimed at developing a sustainable transportation infrastructure funding model. 
 
The proposed legislation would shift the infrastructure funding source from the motor vehicle fuel tax to vehicle registration fees, bringing Ohio in line with surrounding states.

WHO:
State Senator Bill Coley

WHERE:
Senate Press Briefing Room, Ohio Statehouse

WHEN:
1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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"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. 

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"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."



 
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coley To Announce Legislation Altering Transportation Infrastructure Funding Plan

 

On Tuesday, State Senator Bill Coley (R-Liberty Township) will hold a press conference to announce legislation aimed at developing a sustainable transportation infrastructure funding model.