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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]

Coleman Announces State Assistance for Seven Projects Across Lehigh County
May 17, 2023

Coleman Announces State Assistance for Seven Projects Across Lehigh County

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today announced the awarding of state grants to help fund seven local projects in Lehigh County.  [Read More]

Coleman to host Bucks County Office Open House April 19
April 10, 2023

Coleman to host Bucks County Office Open House April 19

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) is hosting an open house at his Bucks County district office on Wednesday, April 19, from 4-6:30 p.m. at 314 West Broad Street, Quakertown.  [Read More]

Coleman Introduces Legislation to Provide Schools, Taxpayers Relief from Unnecessary Mandates
March 29, 2023

Coleman Introduces Legislation to Provide Schools, Taxpayers Relief from Unnecessary Mandates

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) has introduced legislation reinstituting a program to provide school districts relief from costly and unnecessary mandates.  [Read More]

Coleman Introduces Legislation to Open Up NIZ Finances to Public Scrutiny
March 21, 2023

Coleman Introduces Legislation to Open Up NIZ Finances to Public Scrutiny

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today introduced Senate Bill 534 to open up the finances of Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) to public scrutiny.  [Read More]

Coleman Announces $3.3 Million in Grants for Community Improvement Projects in 16th Senate District
March 16, 2023

Coleman Announces $3.3 Million in Grants for Community Improvement Projects in 16th Senate District

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today announced the approval of more than $3 million in state funding for community improvement projects across the 16th Senate District.  [Read More]

Coleman Appointed to Legislative Budget and Finance Committee
March 16, 2023

Coleman Appointed to Legislative Budget and Finance Committee

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) has been appointed to the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee by Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward (R-39).  [Read More]

Coleman, Senate Committee Advance Legislation Adding Critical Oversight to Regulatory Process
March 8, 2023

Coleman, Senate Committee Advance Legislation Adding Critical Oversight to Regulatory Process

The Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, chaired by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16), approved two measures today aimed at reducing the regulatory burden hampering job growth and opportunity in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Coleman: Proposed Budget an Encouraging Starting Point with Some Significant Concerns
March 7, 2023

Coleman: Proposed Budget an Encouraging Starting Point with Some Significant Concerns

The 2023-24 spending plan proposed by Gov. Josh Shapiro marks an encouraging start to the budget process, but contains some significant areas of concern, state Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) said today.  [Read More]

Coleman Supports Passage of Historic Breast Cancer Screening Bill
March 6, 2023

Coleman Supports Passage of Historic Breast Cancer Screening Bill

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) joined Senate colleagues today in passing Senate Bill 8, a comprehensive breast cancer screening and genetic testing bill.  [Read More]

Coleman Appointed to PA Election Law Advisory Board
February 14, 2023

Coleman Appointed to PA Election Law Advisory Board

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) has been appointed to a state board responsible for reviewing Pennsylvania election law, practices and technology, and identifying needed improvements.  [Read More]

Coleman Introduces Elections Audit Measure to Boost Voter Confidence
January 27, 2023

Coleman Introduces Elections Audit Measure to Boost Voter Confidence

State Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) has introduced legislation proposing an amendment to the state Constitution to ensure confidence in Pennsylvania elections by requiring audits of elections and results.  [Read More]

Coleman Keeps Promise and Refuses Taxpayer-Funded Pension
January 19, 2023

Coleman Keeps Promise and Refuses Taxpayer-Funded Pension

Keeping a promise he made to constituents, Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) submitted paperwork refusing to take the taxpayer-funded pension available to Pennsylvania lawmakers.  [Read More]

Sen. Coleman’s Transparency Improvements Adopted by Senate
January 12, 2023

Sen. Coleman’s Transparency Improvements Adopted by Senate

Changes to Pennsylvania Senate operating rules proposed by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) to increase transparency and give senators more time to review legislation were recently adopted by the chamber.  [Read More]

Senator Coleman Votes to Put Voters in Charge of Crucial Reforms
January 11, 2023

Senator Coleman Votes to Put Voters in Charge of Crucial Reforms

Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today supported Senate passage of legislation that will let voters decide whether the Pennsylvania Constitution should be amended to create a voter ID requirement, provide sexual abuse victims with a way to sue their abusers and reform the state regulatory review process.  [Read More]

Sen. Coleman’s Senate Resolutions Honors Fallen Firefighters Zachary Paris and Marvin Gruber
January 10, 2023

Sen. Coleman’s Senate Resolutions Honors Fallen Firefighters Zachary Paris and Marvin Gruber

The Senate today adopted two resolutions sponsored by Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) honoring fallen New Tripoli firefighters Zachary Paris and Marvin Gruber.  [Read More]

Sen. Coleman Appointed Chair of Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee
January 6, 2023

Sen. Coleman Appointed Chair of Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Sen. Jarrett Coleman (R-16) today was appointed chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, the panel responsible for reviewing proposals to restructure and streamline state government.  [Read More]

Sen. Jarrett Coleman Takes Oath of Office to Represent 16th Senate District
January 3, 2023

Sen. Jarrett Coleman Takes Oath of Office to Represent 16th Senate District

Sen. Jarrett Coleman took the oath of office today to represent the citizens of the 16th District in the Pennsylvania Senate.  [Read More]

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