Senator Schiavoni and his wife Margaret introduced Louis Scott Schiavoni to the Ohio Senate on November 14.
Senator Schiavoni and his wife Margaret introduced Louis Scott Schiavoni to the Ohio Senate on November 14.
 Senator Schiavoni testifies on June 24, 2015
Senator Schiavoni testifies on June 24, 2015
 Senator Schiavoni listens intently as Attorney General DeWine testifies before the Ohio Senate Government Oversight Committee on May 24 regarding Senate Bill 317 sponsored by Schiavoni to regulate internet cafes.
Senator Schiavoni listens intently as Attorney General DeWine testifies before the Ohio Senate Government Oversight Committee on May 24 regarding Senate Bill 317 sponsored by Schiavoni to regulate internet cafes.
Senator Joe Schiavoni honored Nileyshia Johnson during Senate Session on June 13 for winning the Heinz Ketchup Creativity Contest sponsored by Heinz Ketchup. Each year the company takes submissions of original artwork from students in grades K-12 across the country to design packets of Heinz ketchup.
Senator Joe Schiavoni honored Nileyshia Johnson during Senate Session on June 13 for winning the Heinz Ketchup Creativity Contest sponsored by Heinz Ketchup. Each year the company takes submissions of original artwork from students in grades K-12 across the country to design packets of Heinz ketchup.
 Senator Schiavoni in Senate committee.
Senator Schiavoni in Senate committee.
 Senator Schiavoni was recently a guest on the Ohio Channel discussion program, Ohio in Focus.
Senator Schiavoni was recently a guest on the Ohio Channel discussion program, Ohio in Focus.
Senator Schiavoni speaks at a press conference on education and the State budget.
Senator Schiavoni speaks at a press conference on education and the State budget.
 Senator Schiavoni in legislative session.
Senator Schiavoni in legislative session.
 Senator Schiavoni listens to testimony in the Senate Judiciary - Civil Justice Committee.
Senator Schiavoni listens to testimony in the Senate Judiciary - Civil Justice Committee.
Senator Schiavoni delivers sponsor testimony on SB 124. Senator Keith Faber (R-Celina) is a co-sponsor of this bill.
Senator Schiavoni delivers sponsor testimony on SB 124. Senator Keith Faber (R-Celina) is a co-sponsor of this bill.
 Senator Schiavoni delivers sponsor testimony on SB 198 regarding a STEM tax credit (science, technology, engineering, and math education).
Senator Schiavoni delivers sponsor testimony on SB 198 regarding a STEM tax credit (science, technology, engineering, and math education).
 Friends and family of Senator Schiavoni gathered to watch Governor Ted Strickland sign SB 124 into law.
Friends and family of Senator Schiavoni gathered to watch Governor Ted Strickland sign SB 124 into law.
Senators Cafaro and Joe Schiavoni speak on a resolution to United States Congress to treat all of the General Motors-Delphi retirees fairly and equitably.
Senators Cafaro and Joe Schiavoni speak on a resolution to United States Congress to treat all of the General Motors-Delphi retirees fairly and equitably.
 Senator Schiavoni attended National Night Out 2010 in Youngstown to raise awareness about crime in the city and to discuss solutions.
Senator Schiavoni attended National Night Out 2010 in Youngstown to raise awareness about crime in the city and to discuss solutions.
 
 

Senator Joe Schiavoni represents the 33rd Senate District, which encompasses all of Columbiana and Mahoning Counties.  In 2013, Senator Schiavoni’s colleagues unanimously elected him the Democratic Leader of the Senate. He had previously served two years as Assistant Senate Democratic Leader. 

 

 

 
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Senator Schiavoni Serves In the Following Committees :

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VIDEO: Sen. Schiavoni speaks to students and teachers about improving Ohio Schools.

05.19.16 - National Spotlight Reinforces Need For Online School Reform

 

COLUMBUS – Today, a troubling New York Times article shed new light on the gravity of the problems at Ohio’s largest e-schools. Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and Cathy Johnson – former President of the Ohio School Boards Association and current President of the South-Western City School Board – responded to these revelations with a call for the immediate passage of Senate Bill 298, Leader Schiavoni’s e-school reform bill.

 
 

05.02.16 - Two Thirds Of Ohioans Support More Accountability For Charter Schools

 

Columbus—According to a new poll released today by Public Policy Polling (PPP), 66% of Ohioans support legislation creating more accountability for public charter schools. Strengthening state law enjoys strong bipartisan support with 74% of Democrats, 62% of Independents and 60% of Republicans backing it.

 
 

04.27.16 - Support Grows For Leader Schiavoni's Water And Sewer Infrastructure Bill

 

COLUMBUS - Today, the Dayton City Commission voted to pass a resolution in support of Senate Joint Resolution 3 (SJR 3), which would help fund local sewer and water infrastructure improvements statewide. Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman), who sponsored SJR3, testified before the Commission in favor of the resolution.

 
 

04.26.16 - Senator Schiavoni's E-School Reform Bill Receives First Committee Hearing

 

COLUMBUS – Today, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) testified in support of his bill – Senate Bill 298 – which would improve attendance reporting and accountability at online charter schools, also known as e-schools.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 33

 
Counties: Columbiana, Mahoning
 

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Background

 
Leadership Position : Minority Leader
Hometown : Boardman
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2009


Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term