Senator Lou Gentile and Representative Jack Cera honor the 2015 Division IV state champion Shadyside Lady Tigers softball team. (Photo credit: timesleaderonline.com)
Senator Lou Gentile and Representative Jack Cera honor the 2015 Division IV state champion Shadyside Lady Tigers softball team. (Photo credit: timesleaderonline.com)
 On June 12, Senators Lou Gentile (D- Steubenville) and Cliff Hite (R-) honored Executive Director Mr. Mike Mennett and representatives from Keep Ohio Beautiful including for their work to keep Ohio's communities beautiful places to live.
On June 12, Senators Lou Gentile (D- Steubenville) and Cliff Hite (R-) honored Executive Director Mr. Mike Mennett and representatives from Keep Ohio Beautiful including for their work to keep Ohio's communities beautiful places to live.
 Senator Gentile, along with state and county officials, joins Advance Power to break ground on Carroll County Energy
Senator Gentile, along with state and county officials, joins Advance Power to break ground on Carroll County Energy
Senator Gentile visits the Ohio Hills Health Services (OHHS) on August 14, 2015, as part of National Health Center Week. OHHS provides medical and dental services for low-income residents in the Ohio Valley.
Senator Gentile visits the Ohio Hills Health Services (OHHS) on August 14, 2015, as part of National Health Center Week. OHHS provides medical and dental services for low-income residents in the Ohio Valley.
 Senator Gentile attends Belmont College ribbon cutting ceremony for new Health Sciences Building on August 15, 2015. The building will house new nursing and health sciences programs and will train and serve the Ohio Valley.
Senator Gentile attends Belmont College ribbon cutting ceremony for new Health Sciences Building on August 15, 2015. The building will house new nursing and health sciences programs and will train and serve the Ohio Valley.
 Art depicting former Ohio Senator and astronaut John Glenn is displayed in the Gentile office
Art depicting former Ohio Senator and astronaut John Glenn is displayed in the Gentile office
Senator Lou Gentile chats with OSU Football Coach Urban Meyer prior to Senate Session.
Senator Lou Gentile chats with OSU Football Coach Urban Meyer prior to Senate Session.
 State Senator Lou Gentile recognized first grader William Frautschy of Dover East Elementary School on June 12, 2012 for winning the grand national, national, state championship of the National Handwriting  Contest for the first grade level.
State Senator Lou Gentile recognized first grader William Frautschy of Dover East Elementary School on June 12, 2012 for winning the grand national, national, state championship of the National Handwriting Contest for the first grade level.
 Senator Gentile is sworn into the Ohio Senate.
Senator Gentile is sworn into the Ohio Senate.
Senator Gentile speaking on the floor during Senate Session.
Senator Gentile speaking on the floor during Senate Session.
 Senator Gentile testifies for his legislation to create the Trooper George Conn Memorial Highway in Harrison County.
Senator Gentile testifies for his legislation to create the Trooper George Conn Memorial Highway in Harrison County.
 Senator Gentile with students from Union Local High School.
Senator Gentile with students from Union Local High School.
Senator Gentile meets with representatives from AAA8.
Senator Gentile meets with representatives from AAA8.
 Senator Gentile was the guest speaker at a luncheon honoring seniors that are apart of Belmont College’s Seniors in College program.
Senator Gentile was the guest speaker at a luncheon honoring seniors that are apart of Belmont College’s Seniors in College program.
 Senator Gentile honoring Dan Monteroso for his achievement as being named the Division II Eastern District Basketball Player of the Year from St. Clairsville,OH.
Senator Gentile honoring Dan Monteroso for his achievement as being named the Division II Eastern District Basketball Player of the Year from St. Clairsville,OH.
 

State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) is serving his first full term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 30th Senate District. He represents Jefferson, Carroll, Harrison, Belmont, Noble, Monroe, Washington, Meigs and portions of Athens and Vinton Counties. In January of 2014, Senator Gentile was elected to serve as the Assistant Minority Whip of the Senate.  

 
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VIDEO: Sen. Gentile on Ohio in Focus

02.02.16 - Senator Lou Gentile Announces Legislation To Allow Retiring Officers To Keep K9s

 

Columbus, OH—Today, State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) announced he will introduce legislation to fix state law that has prevented an officer and his dog in the Southern Ohio city of Marietta from retiring together.  

 
 

01.20.16 - Senators Gentile And Schiavoni Call For Increased Penalties For Child Abusers

 

COLUMBUS – Today, Senators Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and Lou Gentile (D- Steubenville) gave sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 178, which allows increased penalties for individuals who inflict serious physical harm on children under the age of 13.

 
 

01.03.16 - Gentile Offers Review Of 2015

 

MARTINS FERRY - Ohio Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, paid a visit to The Times Leader office last week to discuss progress that occurred in the Ohio Valley over the past year, with topics ranging from workforce development and education to severance taxes, veterans' affairs and the state budget.

 
 

11.24.15 - Senator Gentile Announces Funding For Local Parks Projects

 

COLUMBUS, OH –The Ohio Controlling Board met yesterday to approve the release of funds to state agencies and programs. State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) was a voting member of the panel yesterday afternoon in Columbus.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 30

 
Counties: Athens (part), Belmont, Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson, Meigs, Monroe, Noble, Vinton (part), Washington
 

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Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-6508
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Background

 
Leadership Position : Assistant Minority Whip
Hometown : Steubenville
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2010-2011


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another four-year term