Senate District 33
Joseph Schiavoni
 
 
 
December 12, 2018
Today, Senate Bill 251, sponsored by state Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman), passed the Ohio Senate and will go to the Ohio House of Representatives. This bill, commonly referred to as revenge porn legislation, would make it illegal to knowingly distribute a private, sexually explicit image of a person without that person's consent.
 
December 12, 2018
This week, state Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) introduced a bill to protect individuals storing embryos, eggs and other reproductive tissues, Senate Bill 344.
 
December 12, 2018
Today, the Republican-controlled Ohio Senate voted to pass a controversial abortion ban, House Bill 258. Ohio Senate Democrats denounced the bill, which would prohibit abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
 
November 28, 2018
At a press conference today, state Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Columbus) was joined by attorney and human rights advocate Gloria Allred and sexual assault victims to call for increased protections for victims of sex crimes in Ohio.
 
November 26, 2018
Amid news of a global restructuring plan, today General Motors announced that the Lordstown plant will be "unallocated" and cease production of the Chevy Cruze as of March 1, 2019.
 
November 13, 2018
Today, state Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) introduced Senate Bill 334 to create the Student Loan Forgiveness Homebuyer Program, which would provide financial assistance to first-time homebuyers with student loan debt.
 
September 28, 2018
Today, state Senators Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) are urging hearings and action on their comprehensive legislation to address Ohio's drug epidemic, Senate Bill 154. The lawmakers reiterated the need for legislation in response to new data showing that a record number of Ohioans died from accidental drug overdoses in 2017.
 
August 15, 2018
Today, state Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) voiced his concern for the health care workers and residents of the Mahoning Valley after he received notice that Steward Health Care will be closing the Northside Regional Medical Center in Youngstown. The hospital had encountered financial issues and has been negotiating its union contracts since June.
 
August 8, 2018
Today, state Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) issued the following statement in response to the Ohio Supreme Court's ruling on ECOT v. Ohio Department of Education.
 
July 10, 2018
Today, Senator Schiavoni (D-Boardman) commended the passage of Substitute House Bill 123, which aims to protect Ohio consumers from predatory payday lenders.
 
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