Thursday, May 19, 2011

Batchelder Congratulates Coley on Senate Recommendation

COLUMBUS—Following the announcement that State Representative Bill Coley (R-West Chester) has been recommended to replace Senator Gary Cates in Senate District 4, Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has released the following statement:
“Rep. Coley has been a faithful, honorable servant of the people of Ohio and it has truly been a pleasure to serve with him in the House. He has served the 55th District with great distinction and I wish him well in his new position in the Senate.”
Speaker Batchelder and the House Republican Caucus will outline a process for filling the 55th District vacancy in the near future.