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

05.26.16 - Sen. Lou Gentile Testifies In Support Of Retired Coal Miners

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Yesterday in the Ohio Senate’s Transportation, Commerce, and Labor Committee, Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) testified in support of Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 17. The resolution urges Congress to enact the bipartisan Miners Protection Act pending in the United States Senate.

 
 

05.26.16 - Senator Lou Gentile Pushes Disability Awareness

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Yesterday, the Ohio Senate Finance Committee voted to adopt a bill sponsored by Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) as part of an amendment to a larger bill package, House Bill 483, regarding developmental disabilities. Senator Gentile’s bill designates October as Disability History & Awareness Month. 

 
 

05.11.16 - Senator Lou Gentile Pushes Tax Relief For Seniors

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today, State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) gave sponsor testimony in the Ohio Senate’s Ways and Means Committee on Senate Bill 122. This bill would remove the income limit of $31,500, allowing all seniors and disabled Ohioans to apply for the homestead exemption property tax credit.

 
 

04.27.16 - Senator Lou Gentile Testifies In Support Of Job Opportunities For Veterans

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – This morning in the Ohio Senate’s Ways and Means Committee, Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) provided sponsor testimony for Senate Bill 18. This bill would give a refundable income tax credit to small businesses that hire qualified veterans and members of the National Guard and reserves.

 
 
 
 
 

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