Senator Gentile is sworn into the Ohio Senate.
Senator Gentile is sworn into the Ohio Senate.
 Senator Lou Gentile greets OSU President Gordon Gee prior to Senate Session.
Senator Lou Gentile greets OSU President Gordon Gee prior to Senate Session.
 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.
 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 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.  Senator Gentile currently 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. Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) comments on joining the Ohio Senate Democrats' leadership team. He will serve as Assistant Minority Whip.
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11.10.14 - Senator Gentile Receives Legislative Leadership Award Recognizing Commitment To Education

 

Columbus, Ohio—Senator Lou Gentile received the 2014 Ohio Educational Service Center Association’s Legislative Leadership Award for his dedication to strengthening Ohio’s education system. The award program, which began in 1985, recognizes outstanding ESC and school district board members, as well as elected officials. 

 

 
 

11.05.14 - Senator Gentile Talks Leadership And Alternative Energies With Ohio University Engineering And Tech Students

 

Athens - Ohio State Senator Lou Gentile gave Ohio University engineering and technology students a challenge as part of the Robe Leadership Institute (RLI) seminar. He asked for their help creating alternative energies.

 
 

08.07.14 - Senator Gentile Helps Markwest Energy Break Ground On New Expansion Facilities

 

On Wednesday, August 7, State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) helped representatives from MarkWest Energy break ground on new facilities in Harrison County. The new regional office will be located across from the cryogenic processing plant and serve as a base office for the entire state of Ohio. To read more about the new ground-breaking ceremony click here

 
 

07.28.14 - Senator Gentile Celebrates The Installation Of Locomotive 1501

 

Senator Gentile (D-Steubenville) and Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) attended the Hannibal Industrial Park celebration of the installation of track eight/Locomotive 1501.  The economic development project is expected to create 20-25 new jobs in Monroe County.

 
 
 
 
 

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