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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Senator Schiavoni Serves In the Following Committees :

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

04.20.15 - Senators Schiavoni And Gentile 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.

 
 

04.01.15 - Senate Leadership Participate In "Bean Boozled Challenge" For April Fool's Day

 

In honor of April Fool's Day, Senate President Keith Faber (R-Lima) and Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) faced off in the "Bean Boozled Challenge", a jelly bean eating competition, hosted by the Ohio State Bar Association.  

 
 

04.01.15 - Senator Schiavoni Comments On Governor's Line-item Veto Of State Transportation Budget

 

Columbus – Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni issued a statement after Governor Kasich vetoed portions of the state transportation budget (HB 53) that would have discouraged out-of-state college students and active duty military personnel from exercising their constitutionally protected right to vote.  

 
 

03.09.15 - Senator Schiavoni Renews Call For Stronger Penalties To Stop Illegal Dumping In Ohio

 

Columbus – Today, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) introduced legislation to make revisions to Ohio’s Oil and Gas Law to increase penalties and revoke permits for improperly disposing brine.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 33

 
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