Rep. Boccieri with representatives from Students Motivated by the ARTS (SMARTS) at the community art school's ribbon cutting ceremony
Rep. Boccieri with representatives from Students Motivated by the ARTS (SMARTS) at the community art school's ribbon cutting ceremony
 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 recognizes Austintown Fitch's Falco Tech FIRST Robotics Team.
Rep. Boccieri recognizes Austintown Fitch's Falco Tech FIRST Robotics Team.
Rep. Boccieri stands with members of Canfield's For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Team.
Rep. Boccieri stands with members of Canfield's For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Team.
 Rep. Boccieri speaking to members of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors
Rep. Boccieri speaking to members of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors
 Rep. Boccieri with members of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors
Rep. Boccieri with members of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors
 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 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 with his family in the Statehouse
Rep. Boccieri with his family in the Statehouse
 Boccieri answers questions about state issues from residents at Copeland Oaks Retirement Community
Boccieri answers questions about state issues from residents at Copeland Oaks Retirement Community
 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
 
 
 
 
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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

06.14.17 - Boccieri Responds To News Of Baseball Shooting Near Capitol

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) today responded to the news of unexpected gunfire at a congressional baseball practice outside Washington D.C. this morning, sending his prayers to the several wounded victims, including Louisiana Rep. and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the tragedy this morning in Alexandria,” Boccieri said. “I played in the charity game when I was in Congress and attended many baseball practices, so my heart goes out to everyone who was involved in the practice. Rep. Scalise and I came into Congress together and played in this game against one another. I pray for his health and speedy recovery.”

 
 

06.08.17 - Boccieri Says Speed Limit Should Start At Sign

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) this week announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 219, legislation which clarifies that a speed limit becomes effective the moment a vehicle passes the posted speed limit sign. Currently, the Ohio Revised Code does not specify when a new speed limit takes effect or can be enforced, an issue Boccieri worries could lead to legal battles between law enforcement and drivers.

“With so many tickets issued by cameras, the state needs to clarify when a posted speed limit actually becomes effective,” Boccieri said. “In the Mahoning Valley area, there are a number of drivers who transition between interstates, state routes and local roads with varying speed limits on a frequent basis. I'm learning there is a lot of confusion after asking motorist and police officers, which sometimes give different answers.”

 
 

05.31.17 - New Legislation Allows Township Cops To Write Tickets On Highways

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) today expressed concern over House Bill (HB) 255, recently-introduced legislation that reduces the population threshold required for townships to make arrests and cite motorists on state highways. 

“By encouraging township officers to take over the State Highway Patrol’s responsibilities, HB 255 is yet another instance of the state burdening local governments with unfunded mandates,” said Boccieri. “This bill represents another tax shift to local communities by allowing them to perform law enforcement duties the state ordinarily conducts.” 

 
 

05.25.17 - Call Center Consumer Protection Bill To Keep Jobs Here In Ohio

 

State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and John Boccieri (D-Poland) this week announced the introduction of House Bill 245, legislation to protect Ohio’s call center jobs by incentivizing certain employers to keep their jobs here in Ohio instead of outsourcing operations overseas. The House lawmakers were joined by Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman), who introduced companion legislation in the Senate, and members of the Communications Workers of America.  

“America is strongest when America is working,” said Boccieri. “This bipartisan bill will help make sure jobs stay in Ohio and support the American dream for hardworking families.”

 
 
 

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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