Rep. Boccieri with Rep. Leland in front of a slab of million-year old ice taken from Mount Kilimanjaro at The Ohio State University Byrd and Climate Research Center
Rep. Boccieri with Rep. Leland in front of a slab of million-year old ice taken from Mount Kilimanjaro at The Ohio State University Byrd and Climate Research Center
 Rep. Boccieri rising in support of HB 173, which allows Veteran Identification Cards to be issued to all Ohio veterans
Rep. Boccieri rising in support of HB 173, which allows Veteran Identification Cards to be issued to all Ohio veterans
 Rep. Boccieri speaking on behalf of a bill during House Session
Rep. Boccieri speaking on behalf of a bill during House Session
Rep. Boccieri reaching across the aisle
Rep. Boccieri reaching across the aisle
 Rep. Boccieri with House and Senate Minority Leaders at a press conference outlining Democratic economic policy priorities
Rep. Boccieri with House and Senate Minority Leaders at a press conference outlining Democratic economic policy priorities
 Rep. Boccieri with his family in the Statehouse
Rep. Boccieri with his family in the Statehouse
Rep. Boccieri stands with 2015-2016 Mahoning County 4-H King and Queen winners Scott Erb and Shannon Marshburn at the Canfield Library Ribbon Cutting on January 30, 2016.
Rep. Boccieri stands with 2015-2016 Mahoning County 4-H King and Queen winners Scott Erb and Shannon Marshburn at the Canfield Library Ribbon Cutting on January 30, 2016.
 Rep. Boccieri joins the Canfield community to celebrate the opening of its new public library branch on January 30, 2016.
Rep. Boccieri joins the Canfield community to celebrate the opening of its new public library branch on January 30, 2016.
 Rep. Boccieri speaking on the House floor
Rep. Boccieri speaking on the House floor
 

John Boccieri is a veteran, former U.S. congressman and state senator, who currently represents Ohio’s 59th House district in the state legislature, covering most of Mahoning County and parts of Stark County.

Throughout his years of public service, Rep. Boccieri has fought to bring middle-class jobs back to his local community by sponsoring legislation to support small businesses, encourage entrepreneurship and grow the economy. Rep. Boccieri values diverse opinions and is committed to working across the aisle to address the most important issues facing Ohio families.

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Representative Boccieri Serves In the Following Committees :

Energy and Natural ResourcesInsurancePublic Utilities
 
 
 
 
Rep. Boccieri discusses Sebring water crisis and legislation to prevent similar issues in the future
Rep. Boccieri calls for a change in the selection of Ohio metro park board members after call for resignation of Mill Creek MetoParks Executive Director Aaron Young

03.21.17 - Boccieri Testifies On Bill Requiring Ohio Schools To Use Domestic Steel

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) today delivered sponsor testimony on his bill to require public schoolsand private schools that receive public funding to use U.S. steel for all construction projects. Joint-sponsored by Rep. Dan Ramos (D-Lorain), House Bill (HB) 57 is designed to ensure that steel infrastructure in schools is as reliable and safe as it can be.

“After visiting Sebring Middle School last year during the lead contamination crisis,and witnessing the water fountain pipes made of Chinese steel corroded with lead, I felt a duty to enact protections for our young, vulnerable students,” said Boccieri. “I believe that choosing to use defective foreign steel for critical infrastructure is absolutely unacceptable. We must work to ensure access to safe drinking water for our children,and in doing soweshould turn to what we know is reliable: American steel.”

 
 

03.20.17 - Valley Lawmakers To YSU VP: "It's About Economics, Not Politics"

 

State Reps. John Boccieri (D-Poland) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today disagreed with Youngstown State University (YSU) Vice President for Finance and Business Operations Neal McNally’s characterization of an Ohio Department of Higher Education school efficiency report as being “somewhat of a political tool.”

“The report is about economics, not politics,” said Boccieri. “The state legislature has a duty to ensure institutions of higher education are as lean and efficient as possible with taxpayer dollars.”

 
 

03.09.17 - Valley Lawmakers Applaud Passage Of State Bond Bank Legislation

 

State Reps. John Boccieri (D-Poland) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 54, legislation to establish a state bond bank to help fund public projects and permanent improvements. 

“This is a great tool to have in our toolbox as we try to address the overwhelming number of empty houses in the Youngstown area,” said Boccieri. “Giving the state the ability to provide loans to improve our neighborhoods will do a lot to help revitalize cash-strapped communities.”

 
 

02.22.17 - Valley Lawmakers, County Commissioners Team Up To Fight State Budget Cuts

 

State Reps. John Boccieri (D-Poland), Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Glenn Holmes (D-McDonald) and Mike O’Brien (D-Warren) this morning hosted all three Mahoning County commissioners for a meeting with House Finance Committee Chairman Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton). 

Commissioners David C. Ditzler, Carol Rimedio-Righetti and Anthony Traficanti traveled to Columbus to voice their concerns regarding the negative local impact of Gov. John Kasich’s proposed fix to the Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) tax formula.  

“I’m pleased our delegation’s meeting request to the budget chairmen was granted, and that our commissioners had the opportunity to express their concerns about local revenue loss,” said Boccieri. “The chairmen demonstrated that the legislature is still open to listening to local officials who are on the frontlines and can provide essential perspectives on what will keep our local communities strong and transportation systems running.” 

 
 
 
 

Bills Primary Sponsor

HB 47HB 57    

Bills Cosponsor

Resolutions Primary Sponsor

HR 30     

Resolutions Cosponsor

HCR 5     
 
 
 
 

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Representative John A. Boccieri
District 59
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614)-466-6107
Fax      (614) 719-3959
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Party : Democrat
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term