Rep. Boccieri speaking on behalf of a bill during House Session
Rep. Boccieri speaking on behalf of a bill during House Session
 Rep. Boccieri with his family in the Statehouse
Rep. Boccieri with his family in the Statehouse
 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 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 ResourcesPublic UtilitiesState Government
 
 
 
 
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.

06.30.16 - With Zika Reaching Mahoning County, Boccieri Rips Congress For Failing To Fund Zika Prevention

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) today expressed his frustration over Congress’ majority vote against funding efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus after county health department officials announced that two Mahoning County residents have tested positive for the harmful virus. Federal legislation that reached the Senate floor Tuesday would have appropriated $1.1 billion to fight the mosquito-borne Zika, but Republican lawmakers inserted several various last-minute provisions that forced their Democratic colleagues to block its passage.

“This dangerous virus is in our homeland now – it’s past time to get serious about this epidemic,” said Boccieri. “We’ve got to be able to test people and prevent the virus from spreading. Part of the funding that the majority of Congressmen and women voted against would have been appropriated for testing, which could involve utilizing our mass aerial spray mission at the Youngstown Air Reserve Base. While citizens back home are getting sick, Congress is scoring political points. I believe we need to vote on a clean bill, with no other unrelated provisions on Obamacare or anything else.”

 
 

06.28.16 - Boccieri: Northeast Ohio Ripe For Production, Maintenance Of Unmanned Aircraft

 

On the heels of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) release of finalized rules for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) last week, State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland), a military and commercial pilot, said that the federal government’s support for innovation in this growing industry can help Northeast Ohio bolster its production and maintenance of aerospace technology. 

A state committee organized to help promote the aerospace industry, the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee, heard last Thursday from small businesses and manufacturers who envision Ohio as a thriving hub for unmanned aircraft research and production.

“I’d like to see the Mahoning Valley position itself for future development in this growing industry,” said Boccieri. “The Youngstown Incubator has a reputation for helping small startup companies and the market for commercial use of unmanned aircraft is about to explode. There is real potential here.”

 
 

06.24.16 - Boccieri Applauds Kasich's New PUCO Appointment

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) today applauded Governor John Kasich’s new appointment to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, M. Howard Petricoff. The longtime energy attorney is the first Democratic commissioner selected by Kasich during his tenure as governor.

“I applaud the governor for this bipartisan appointment, which truly shows he is serious about the type of good government he talked about on the campaign trail,” Rep. Boccieri said. “I look forward to working with Mr. Petricoff to extend broadband service to residents in my district, keep rates affordable for individuals and business alike, and make sure Ohio has stable energy production going forward.”

 
 

06.22.16 - Boccieri Applauds Ridesharing Service Uber's Arrival In Youngstown

 

State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) today applauded ridesharing company Uber’s decision to offer its services in the Youngstown area. The expansion allows the Valley to join other Ohio population hubs like Columbus, Cincinnati and Akron that all already have access to the service.

 
 
 

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Representative John Boccieri
District 59
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614)-466-6107
Fax      (614) 719-3959
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Hometown :
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

U.S. Congressman (2009-2011)

State Senator (2007-2008)

State Representative (2001-2006)


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term