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Schiavoni Calls On ODOT To Explain Purchase Of New Trucks

Columbus—Today, State Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) sent a letter to the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation requesting information about ODOT’s pending purchase of new trucks. According to United Auto Workers Local 402, ODOT awarded a contract to purchase 144 trucks to a North Carolina manufacturer over a firm that would have built the vehicles in Ohio. […]

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Schiavoni rallies with Delaware County Dems

Delaware County was a stop this week on the campaign trail for one of the five Democrats trying to become Ohio’s next governor. “As I travel the state, it’s reassuring when I see good crowds like this of people that are really excited about this election,” said State Sen. Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, the keynote speaker […]

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Joe Schiavoni: A young face entering the gubernatorial race

Ohio gubernatorial candidate Joe Schiavoni is shaking up the campaign for governor in the coming year with platforms that look to benefit student resources and those affected by the opioid epidemic — both timely and prominent issues facing the state. A Democrat from Youngstown, Ohio, Schiavoni currently serves as the Ohio Senate Minority leader. A […]

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Ohio legislators seek to increase internet access with new bill

About 2.5 million Ohioans currently lack broadband access in their homes, but recently-introduced bipartisan legislation seeks to change that. The legislation, House Bill 378 and Senate Bill 199, will allow up to $50 million in grants per year for businesses, co-ops, non-profits or political subdivisions to “build broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas,” a press release by the Ohio […]

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