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Coleman Invites Residents to Four Upcoming Mobile Office Events Beginning Feb. 20
February 8, 2024

Coleman Invites Residents to Four Upcoming Mobile Office Events Beginning Feb. 20

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) invites residents of the 16th Senatorial District to attend one of his four upcoming mobile office events scheduled through the middle of March in Nockamixon Township, North Whitehall Township, Macungie Borough and Hilltown Township.  [Read More]

Coleman Calls Governor’s Budget Proposal Irresponsible and Risky
February 6, 2024

Coleman Calls Governor’s Budget Proposal Irresponsible and Risky

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today issued the following statement following Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget address to the General Assembly:  [Read More]

Coleman on President’s Allentown Visit: If Bidenomics Worked, He Wouldn’t Have to Brag
January 12, 2024

Coleman on President’s Allentown Visit: If Bidenomics Worked, He Wouldn’t Have to Brag

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today issued the following statement ahead of President Joe Biden’s visit Friday to the Allentown area:  [Read More]

Coleman Measure Giving Professionals a Second Chance Now Law
December 21, 2023

Coleman Measure Giving Professionals a Second Chance Now Law

More professionals who make minor mistakes now can have a second chance by clearing their disciplinary records after a bill introduced by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) recently was signed into law.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Coleman Resolution to Evaluate Allentown Tax Incentive Program
December 13, 2023

Senate Approves Coleman Resolution to Evaluate Allentown Tax Incentive Program

The commonwealth and its taxpayers are one step closer to being able to evaluate the effectiveness of a more-than $500 million state tax program targeting economic development investments in Allentown after the state Senate today unanimously approved a measure introduced by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16).  [Read More]

Senate Approves Coleman Resolution to Improve Workforce Training
December 12, 2023

Senate Approves Coleman Resolution to Improve Workforce Training

The state Senate today unanimously approved a resolution introduced by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) calling for an investigation into the effectiveness of workforce development programs in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Coleman’s Allentown Office Serves as Toys for Tots Dropoff Site
December 4, 2023

Coleman’s Allentown Office Serves as Toys for Tots Dropoff Site

Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) invites local residents to drop off new, unwrapped toys at his Allentown office as part of the Toys for Tots holiday gift initiative.  [Read More]

Coleman: Local School Officials to Testify Tuesday  at Senate Hearing about Costly State Rules for Schools
November 27, 2023

Coleman: Local School Officials to Testify Tuesday at Senate Hearing about Costly State Rules for Schools

Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) will participate in a Senate Education Committee hearing Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Parkland School District Administrative Center, 1210 Springhouse Road, Allentown, where legislators will hear from the district superintendent, the Upper Bucks Technical School executive director and other testifiers about costly state rules for schools and how those expenses affect local taxpayers.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Coleman Bill to Give Professionals a Second Chance by Clearing Their Records
November 14, 2023

Senate Approves Coleman Bill to Give Professionals a Second Chance by Clearing Their Records

Professionals who make minor mistakes deserve a second chance at having a clean disciplinary record. That’s the sentiment behind a bill introduced by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) that was unanimously approved today by the state Senate.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Advances Coleman Resolution to Improve Workforce Training
November 13, 2023

Senate Committee Advances Coleman Resolution to Improve Workforce Training

With the commonwealth spending hundreds of millions of dollars on various programs to train workers and employers still struggling to find skilled employees, the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee today unanimously approved a resolution introduced by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) calling for an investigation into the effectiveness of workforce development programs in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Coleman Pleased Court Ruling Prevents PA Participation in Multi-State Energy Tax
November 2, 2023

Coleman Pleased Court Ruling Prevents PA Participation in Multi-State Energy Tax

Sen. Jarrett Coleman’s (R-16) today was pleased to learn the Commonwealth Court issued a ruling to prohibit Gov. Josh Shapiro’s administration from entering Pennsylvania into a multi-state energy tax initiative.  [Read More]

Coleman Votes for Bill Approved by Senate Giving Parents Choices About Sexually Explicit Materials in School
October 25, 2023

Coleman Votes for Bill Approved by Senate Giving Parents Choices About Sexually Explicit Materials in School

Pennsylvania parents should have the final say about whether their children have access to sexually explicit content at school. That’s the sentiment behind a bill Sen. Jarrett Coleman’s (R-16) voted for that was approved Tuesday by the state Senate.  [Read More]

Coleman Draws Large Crowd at Senior Expo
October 19, 2023

Coleman Draws Large Crowd at Senior Expo

Senior citizens from across the 16th Senatorial District attended Sen. Jarrett Coleman’s (R-16) senior expo on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 9 a.m. at Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS), 3115 Ridge Road, Perkaise.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Coleman Measure to Rename State Road after Two Local Fallen Firefighters
October 4, 2023

Senate Approves Coleman Measure to Rename State Road after Two Local Fallen Firefighters

Two New Tripoli firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in December 2022 are one step closer to having a portion of state Route 143 in Lynn Township named in their honor, after the state Senate today approved a measure proposed by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16).  [Read More]

With Coleman Raising Legal Concerns, Shapiro Administration  Ends Practice of Sharing Drivers’ Information with Nonprofit
September 21, 2023

With Coleman Raising Legal Concerns, Shapiro Administration Ends Practice of Sharing Drivers’ Information with Nonprofit

After Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) in August raised legal questions about the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Department of State practice of sharing driver license information with an outside vendor, Secretary of the Commonwealth Al Schmidt today in a letter announced the administration of Gov. Josh Shapiro is ending the questionable practice.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Coleman Measure to Release Information about Allentown Tax Incentive Program
August 30, 2023

Senate Approves Coleman Measure to Release Information about Allentown Tax Incentive Program

The state Senate today approved a measure proposed by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) that would enable the commonwealth and its taxpayers to evaluate the effectiveness of a more-than $500 million state tax program targeting economic development investments in Allentown.  [Read More]

Coleman Bill Offers Measure of Compassion to Murder Victims’ Families
August 17, 2023

Coleman Bill Offers Measure of Compassion to Murder Victims’ Families

A murder victim’s loved ones should not learn about the person’s demise by reading about it in the newspaper or seeing it on a television newscast. That’s the sentiment behind a new bill introduced by state Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16).  [Read More]

Shapiro Sold Out Students
July 13, 2023

Shapiro Sold Out Students

Actions speak louder than words in politics and almost everything else in life. Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro’s recent actions tell the story of a politician who sold out parents and students to appease special interests.  [Read More]

Coleman Votes for Balanced, Responsible State Budget Approved by Senate
June 30, 2023

Coleman Votes for Balanced, Responsible State Budget Approved by Senate

Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today voted for the balanced, on-time and responsible state budget approved by the Senate that would fund state programs and services without further burdening Pennsylvania taxpayers. Coleman issued the following statement after the vote:  [Read More]

Coleman Announces Bucks and Lehigh Residents Benefit  from $1.2 Million in Natural Gas Impact Fee Revenue
June 21, 2023

Coleman Announces Bucks and Lehigh Residents Benefit from $1.2 Million in Natural Gas Impact Fee Revenue

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today announced residents in Bucks and Lehigh counties recently benefitted from more than $1.2 million in funding made available through Pennsylvania’s Impact Fee on unconventional natural gas wells.  [Read More]

Senate Approves Coleman Bill Renaming State Road after Two Local Fallen Firefighters
June 20, 2023

Senate Approves Coleman Bill Renaming State Road after Two Local Fallen Firefighters

The state Senate today approved legislation introduced by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) that would rename a portion of state Route 143 in Lynn Township in honor of two local firefighters who lost their lives in December 2022.  [Read More]

Coleman Announces More Than $2 Million  for Local Affordable Housing Projects
June 12, 2023

Coleman Announces More Than $2 Million for Local Affordable Housing Projects

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today announced residents in the 16th Senatorial District will benefit from more than $2 million in grants to support affordable housing in local communities.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Approves Coleman Bill Renaming State Road after Two Local Fallen Firefighters
June 7, 2023

Senate Committee Approves Coleman Bill Renaming State Road after Two Local Fallen Firefighters

The Senate Transportation Committee today approved legislation introduced by state Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) that would rename a portion of state Route 143 in Lynn Township in honor of two local firefighters who lost their lives in December 2022.  [Read More]

Coleman Introduces Public Pension Reform Bill  Calling on Future Senators to Lead by Example
May 24, 2023

Coleman Introduces Public Pension Reform Bill Calling on Future Senators to Lead by Example

State senators should lead by example in the effort to reform Pennsylvania’s underfunded pension system for government workers.  [Read More]

Coleman’s Office Hosts ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Upper Bucks County Technical School
May 19, 2023

Coleman’s Office Hosts ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Upper Bucks County Technical School

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman’s (R-16) office today hosted a “Coffee with a Cop” event at Upper Bucks County Technical School, where students and local residents met with police officers from departments throughout the 16th Senatorial District.  [Read More]

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