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Steelworkers’ memorial dedicated in Steubenville

April 30th, 2016

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The steelworkers’ memorial in Steubenville has stood in front of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County for several months now. On Friday, an official dedication to the workers it represents was made. A crowd gathered at the library in downtown to commemorate all of those who have a part in […]

Senator Lou Gentile Testifies in Support of Job Opportunities for Veterans

April 27th, 2016

Legislation would give tax credits to businesses that hire veterans COLUMBUS, Ohio – This morning in the Ohio Senate’s Ways and Means Committee, Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) provided sponsor testimony for Senate Bill 18. This bill would give a refundable income tax credit to small businesses that hire qualified veterans and members of the National […]

Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans

March 31st, 2016

COLUMBUS, OH – State Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) has introduced legislation with Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) to give a tax break to military veterans.  Under the terms of Senate Bill 302, any 100% disabled veteran would be exempt from paying all property taxes on their home. “Ohio should prioritize giving tax relief to […]