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 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 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 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 legislative session.
Senator Schiavoni in legislative session.
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 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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VIDEO: Sen. Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) comments on becoming the Democratic Leader of the Ohio Senate.
VIDEO: Senator Schiavoni speaks out against a GOP tax plan that benefits the wealthy.

07.09.14 - Husted Is Trying To Rewrite History

 

Thanks to a decision by Federal Judge Peter Economus, Ohioans will have the opportunity to cast in-person ballots on the last three days before an election. This significant win for Ohio voters was the result of a lawsuit, OFA v. Husted, filed nearly two years ago to protect equal access to the polls during the early voting period.  

 
 

06.17.14 - Leader Schiavoni Speaks Out About Alternative Energy Bill

 

Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) spoke to WYTV News about the recent passage of Senate Bill 310,  energy legislation that moves Ohio backward hurting our community and eliminating jobs. 

“I’m worried that by just calling it a temporary freeze that it may be a permanent freeze and that’s kind of the speech I gave on the floor and why I voted no on the bill. I think that we need to encourage any and all types of alternative energy,” said Senator Joe Schiavoni.

 
 

06.04.14 - Leader Schiavoni Honors YSU Baseball Team

 

Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) honored the Youngstown State University Baseball Team on as the 2014 Horizon League Tournament Champions.  The baseball team, with a 17-38 season record, recently appeared in its first NCAA game in school history. 

 
 

05.14.14 - Solon Teen Honored For Work To Promote Tolerance Throughout Ohio

 

Today Senate Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and Senator Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) honored Justin Bachman for his work to promote tolerance throughout communities in Ohio.

 
 
 
 
 

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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 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term