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    Wednesday Nov 8 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Did you know the number of veterans serving in Congress is on a steady decline? Veteran unemployment is down to a record low but many veteran issues get put on a backburner. Nearly 60,000 veterans live the Mahoning Valley.

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  2. Rep. John BoccieriRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    With cuts in funding for marketing and local outreach support, State Representative John Boccieri said it's up to local leaders to make sure consumers have the information they need. "It's so important that folks have access to affordable health care and that's why we've been fighting to make sure that people still have access to enroll in health care plans and for the expansion of medicare as well," said State Representative John Boccieri.

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  3. Lawmakers want Austintown bridge dedicated to women veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Legislation introduced in Columbus last week would officially designate the bridge on Mahoning Avenue spanning State Route 11 in Austintown the "Women Veterans Bridge." Sponsors, State Reps.

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  4. Textbook turmoil grabs the attention of education committee chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Review

    In response to the ongoing conversation about area school districts charging students Chromebook fees, Columbus news outlet Gongwer reported Monday that House Education Committee Chairman Andrew Brenner has requested guidance from the Ohio Department of Education on the issue, according to a press release issued by the office of state Rep. John Boccieri, D-Poland. In response, Boccieri reportedly sent Brenner a copy of a letter that he wrote to the West Branch school board requesting that they reconsider their policy to charge students $70 for Chromebooks.

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  5. Fees for Chromebooks questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Tribune-Chronicle

    Many districts in Trumbull County have Chromebooks in classrooms and some offer devices to take home. The question is whether the districts can charge students anything, even insurance costs, for those devices.

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  6. Editorials From Around OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | TheCourier.com

    Since entering the Oval Office, President Trump twice certified that Iran is complying with the terms of the agreement to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.

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    Oct 10, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    In a vote on Wednesday, State Representative John Boccieri and Michele Lepore-Hagan joined other members of the Ohio House in voting for House Bill 226 which legalizes the sale and use of consumer fireworks. "Let's not kid ourselves, many Ohioans already buy and set off fireworks around their neighborhoods on the Fourth of July.

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  8. Textbook Turmoil over fees needs addressed by Ohio lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Some school boards are getting a lesson in subtraction and reading up on Ohio's laws after being told the fees they've been collecting are not allowed. State Representative John Boccieri sums up the problem as "text book turmoil," and tells parents what lawmakers are doing to find the correct answer or language so there are no loopholes and no ambiguity for school districts or attorneys.

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  9. Refurbished Democratic Party headquarters rededicatedRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2017 | Salem News

    The state senator who wants to be governor and the state representative who wants to replace him were among those who attended Saturday's rededication of the refurbished Columbiana County Democratic Party headquarters. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, whose district encompasses Columbiana and Mahoning counties, was present along with state Rep. John Boccieri of Poland, whose district is in Mahoning County.

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  10. Democrats dedicate remodeled county headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Morning Journal

    The state senator who wants to be governor and the state representative who wants to replace him were among those who attended Saturday's rededication of the refurbished Columbiana County Democratic Party headquarters. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman, whose district encompasses Columbiana and Mahoning counties, was present along with state Rep. John Boccieri of Poland, whose district is in Mahoning County.

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  11. Call Center Legislation UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Communications Workers of America

    CWA's push to pass legislation to protect U.S. call center jobs and crack down on U.S. companies that offshore their call center jobs has gained momentum in the recent weeks: Georgia State Reps. Sheri Gilligan and Trey Kelley visited an AT&T wireless call center in Cedartown, Ga.

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  12. Democrats remodel headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Salem News

    The free rededication event, which is open to the public, starts at noon at 124 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon, with a ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. The event will feature snacks, wine and a Chinese auction. Joe Schiavoni, Ohio State senator and candidate for governor will be in attendance, as well as State Representative John Boccieri and Hall of Fame Central Labor Council AFL-CIO President Dan Sciury.

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    Sep 6, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... posted where it needs to be," said Christine Brown of Austintown. Adding to the problem, State Representative John Boccieri says the law doesn't specify where a new speed limit takes effect or can be enforced. "What the Ohio Revised Code says is ...

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  14. Labor day protest against outsourcing American jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... around the world. Not here, not in the Philippians, not in India or anywhere else," said State Representative John Boccieri. "We need elected leaders from all walks of life to make it their priority to make it their job to fight for your job." You ...

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  15. New Ohio License Plate Promotes School Bus SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | School Bus Fleet

    License plates are often used to identify motorists who illegally pass school buses, but now a special license plate in Ohio aims to help prevent those illegal passes. The new license plate displays an illustration of a school bus with its red lights activated, along with the words "Flashing Red - Stop Ahead" and "Ohio Pupil Transportation Safety First."

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  16. Unchecked Driver Shortage in Ohio Could Harm Economy Warns State Trucking Industry, OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Transport Topics

    Ohio state Rep. John Boccieri met with local and regional leaders from the trucking industry to discuss a growing problem for freight haulers: a lack of qualified workers. Dan Zarlenga Jr., vice president of Acme Co.

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  17. Is There a Need to Increase -- Or Decrease -- the Power of Probate Judges in Ohio?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | WKSU-FM Kent

    This fall, the Ohio House will consider a measure that could quash public complaints about probate judges . The amendment was first included and removed from the budget.

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  18. Lawmaker says he won't hold town halls because of 'people screaming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    "Just having a town hall setting where people are screaming doesn't make a lot of sense," Rep. Renacci said. U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci speaks at a GOP Get Out the Vote rally in Independence, Ohio in 2014.

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  19. Vienna Air Base hosts aviation committee meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... here in northeast Ohio and we're going to continue to be a part of that," O'Brien said. State Representative John Boccieri, who also serves with the 910th Airlift Wing in Vienna, says this type of exposure will spotlight the impact of the research ...

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  20. The GOP brutally gerrymandered Ohio's legislature, but Democrats could block future GOP maps in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2017 | Daily Kos

    The Paris Climate deal was the most comprehensive international accord to fight climate change yet. It was signed by all but... Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, is now considered a "subject of interest" by the FBI... Donald Trump has won the presidency after narrowly carrying a few states to put him above 270 electoral votes.

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