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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07.22.15 - Senator Gentile & Representative Cera Honor Shadyside High School Softball Team

 

SHADYSIDE, OH—Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) and Representative Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today applauded the Shadyside Lady Tigers Softball Team for winning the Ohio High School Athletic Division IV state championship.  Sen. Gentile and Rep. Cera presented the team with a Senate and House Resolution honoring players for their efforts and the contributions they have made to the Shadyside community. 

 
 

04.20.15 - Senators Gentile And Schiavoni Introduce Resolution Urging Congress To Oppose "Fast Track" Trade Agreements

 

Columbus—Today, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 in the Ohio Senate to protect Ohio jobs. The bipartisan legislation, which has the support of Senator Tom Patton (R-Strongsville), urges the United States Congress to oppose fast track legislation on trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

 
 

03.26.15 - Senator Gentile Visits Bright Beginnings Preschool

 

Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) recently visited the Ohio Valley Educational Service Center's (OVESC) Bright Beginnings Preschool class at Belpre Elementary to learn more about the service that early childhood programs provide in Ohio. 

 
 

03.17.15 - Senator Gentile Honors Ohio University On 200th Anniversary

 

Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) presented a Senate Proclamation to Ohio University President Roderick McDavis hororing the 200th founding of the university.  Ohio University is a public university located in Athens, Ohio.

 
 
 
 
 

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