Senator Schiavoni testifies on June 24, 2015
Senator Schiavoni testifies on June 24, 2015
 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 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 Senate committee.
Senator Schiavoni in Senate committee.
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 the Democratic Leader of the Senate. He had previously served two years as Assistant Senate Democratic Leader. 

 

 

 
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Senator Schiavoni Serves In the Following Committees :

Rules and Reference
 
VIDEO: Sen. Schiavoni speaks to students and teachers about improving Ohio Schools.

02.08.17 - Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni Introduces Strengthened E-School Reform Bill

 

COLUMBUS – Today, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) introduced Senate Bill 39, a strengthened version of his online charter school (e-school) reform bill. The new provisions are based on input from Ohioans and legislators on both sides of the aisle. The bill is similar to Senator Schiavoni’s widely supported Senate Bill 298, which received several hearings – but no vote – in the 131st General Assembly.

 
 

02.07.17 - Senator Schiavoni Speaks Out Against Confirmation Of New Education Secretary

 

COLUMBUS - Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) released the following statement after the US Senate voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the US Department of Education despite bipartisan opposition.

 
 

01.30.17 - Senate Democrats React To Governor's Budget Plan

 

Columbus—Today, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus responded to Governor Kasich’s proposed state budget for fiscal years 2018-2019.  The budget is essentially more of the same from a Governor who continues to push for income tax cuts at the expense of schools, local communities and working families.

 
 

01.27.17 - Ohio Senate Democrats Lay Out Priorities For 132nd General Assembly

 

COLUMBUS – Today, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus held a press briefing to discuss goals and priorities for the 132nd General Assembly. Senate Democrats believe that all Ohioans deserve a fair shot at success. Bills for the 132nd GA will follow this theme.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bills Primary Sponsor

SB 39     

Bills Cosponsor

Resolutions Primary Sponsor

SR 11SR 14    

Resolutions Cosponsor

 
 
 
 

Senate District 33

 
Counties: Columbiana, Mahoning
 

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Contact Senator Schiavoni

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 3rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8285
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Background

 
Hometown : Boardman
Party : Democrat