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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07.01.14 - Senator Gentile Speaks At The Southern Ohio Agricultural Community Development Foundation

 

On June 20, Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) served as the guest speaker at the Southern Ohio Agricultural Community Development Foundation where he presented letters of congratulations for students receiving the Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. 

 
 

06.17.14 - Senator Gentile Serves As Guest Speaker At Jefferson County Elder Abuse Awareness Month Event

 

On June 13th, Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) was the guest speaker at the first Elder Abuse Awareness Month event held at the Primetime Senior Center in Steubenville. 

 
 

06.04.14 - Senator Gentile's Legislation To Increase Educational Opportunities For Veterans Incorporated Into State Budget Bill

 

Columbus – Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) successfully amended major portions of his Veterans Opportunity Bill (SB 13) into a budget bill (HB 488) passed today by the Ohio Senate. Throughout this process, he has actively worked to increase educational and economic opportunities for veterans across Ohio.

 
 

06.04.14 - Senator Gentile, Representative Phillips Present Resolutions To Ohio "Google Doodle" Winner From Athens County

 

COLUMBUS—Today, State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) and State Representative Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) presented Senate and House Resolutions to Emi Olin, a seventh grader at Alexander Junior High School in Albany, who was named the Ohio winner of the national “Google Doodle” competition.  

 
 
 
 
 

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