Rep. Lightbody speaks at a policy forum hosted by the Ohio Legislative Children's Caucus
Rep. Lightbody speaks at a policy forum hosted by the Ohio Legislative Children's Caucus
 Rep. Lightbody attends a policy forum hosted by the Ohio Legislative Children's Caucus
Rep. Lightbody attends a policy forum hosted by the Ohio Legislative Children's Caucus
 Rep. Lightbody waits for House session to begin
Rep. Lightbody waits for House session to begin
Rep. Lightbody testifies before the House Health Committee in favor of her bipartisan bill to prevent the use of commercial tanning beds by minors alongside joint sponsor Rep. Brett Hudson Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville)
Rep. Lightbody testifies before the House Health Committee in favor of her bipartisan bill to prevent the use of commercial tanning beds by minors alongside joint sponsor Rep. Brett Hudson Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville)
 Rep. Lightbody speaks to an attendee at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Tour
Rep. Lightbody speaks to an attendee at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Tour
 Rep. Lightbody with Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Lightbody with Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Lightbody speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
Rep. Lightbody speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
 Rep. Lightbody speaks with Rep. Michael O'Brien (D-Warren) before House session
Rep. Lightbody speaks with Rep. Michael O'Brien (D-Warren) before House session
 Rep. Lightbody speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Lightbody speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Lightbody at 2019 Women's Lobby Day with Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington)
Rep. Lightbody at 2019 Women's Lobby Day with Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington)
 Rep. Lightbody speaks with an attendee at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Lightbody speaks with an attendee at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Lightbody speaks with Rep. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) after House session
Rep. Lightbody speaks with Rep. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) after House session
Rep. Lightbody speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Lightbody speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
 Rep. Lightbody speaks with Rep. Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) before House session
Rep. Lightbody speaks with Rep. Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) before House session
 State Representative Mary Lightbody presents commendations to students participating in Kid Inventors Day at the Statehouse
State Representative Mary Lightbody presents commendations to students participating in Kid Inventors Day at the Statehouse
State Representative Mary Lightbody presents commendations to students participating in Kid Inventors Day at the Statehouse
State Representative Mary Lightbody presents commendations to students participating in Kid Inventors Day at the Statehouse
 State Representative Mary Lightbody is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside her friends and family
State Representative Mary Lightbody is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside her friends and family
 State Representative Mary Lightbody is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside her friends and family
State Representative Mary Lightbody is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside her friends and family
 

The sixth of seven children, State Rep. Mary Lightbody grew up a country girl in Pepper Pike, Ohio. She earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a doctorate in science education from The Ohio State University. She has spent the last 27 years teaching both in K-12 education and at the collegiate level in Central Ohio, most recently in a position at Ohio State’s Newark campus.

 
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Representative Lightbody Serves In the Following Committees :

Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentCommerce and LaborHigher Education
 
 
 
 

10.07.20 - Rep. Lightbody Announces Start Of Early Voting In Franklin County

 

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced the start of early voting in Franklin County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.

 
 

09.28.20 - Rep. Lightbody, House Dems Announce Nearly $325 Million In Funds For COVID-19 Relief

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) and House Democrats Monday announced the approval of funds by the Controlling Board to further aid the state’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was also approved for voter education efforts and to support women-owned and veteran friendly businesses.

 
 

09.24.20 - Rep. Lightbody Announces $3,509,044 In COVID-19 Relief Funds For Area Local Governments

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced this week the passage of House Bill (H.B.) 614, legislation that allocates a total of $650 million in federal CARES Act relief funds for local governments in Ohio. The funds are to be used to offset costs faced by local governments directly caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previously approved by the Ohio Senate, the bill now heads to the Governor’s desk.

 
 

09.23.20 - Rep. Lightbody Announces Honorary License Plate Bill Moves To Governor's Desk

 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced that the Ohio House accepted the conference report for Senate Bill (SB) 163, legislation creating the Healthy New Albany license plate. The bill now moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.  

 
 
 

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Representative Mary Lightbody
District 19
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-4847
Fax      (614) 719-6958
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Hometown : Westerville
Party : Democrat
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