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 as the Democratic Leader of the Senate, after serving two years as Assistant Leader. 

 

 

 
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Senator Schiavoni Serves In the Following Committees :

Rules and Reference
 
VIDEO: Sen. Schiavoni talks about the opening of the 131st General Assembly.

02.01.16 - Senate Minority Leader Introduces Legislation To Require Faster Public Notification Of Hazardous Drinking Water

 

Today, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) introduced legislation to strengthen and clarify the public notification responsibilities of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. S.B. 269 would require Ohio EPA and local water systems to alert the public much sooner when contaminants are found in drinking water.

 
 

01.29.16 - Senator Schiavoni To Introduce Legislation In Response To Sebring Water Crisis

 

Columbus—Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) announced he will introduce legislation to address the water crisis in Sebring.  One part of the legislation will require local water systems and the Ohio EPA to notify the public much sooner when tests show that a community’s drinking water is unsafe.

 
 

01.28.16 - Senator Schiavoni Sends Follow Up Letter To Ohio EPA

 

Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) sent a follow up letter to the director of Ohio EPA in regard to the many still unanswered questions about the Sebring water crisis. The letter reads as follws:

 
 

01.25.16 - Senator Schiavoni And Representative Boccieri Issue Statement On Sebring Water Crisis

 

Youngstown--Today, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and State Representative John Boccieri (D-Poland) issued the following joint statement about the latest developments in the Sebring area water crisis:

 
 
 
 
 

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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