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
 
 
 
 

07.30.20 - Rep. Lightbody Statement As House Votes To Remove Larry Householder As Speaker

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement today as the Ohio House voted unanimously to strip Larry Householder (R-Glenford) of his role as Speaker of the House. Householder and four associates were indicted by a federal grand jury today amid an ongoing FBI criminal investigation into his connection to an alleged $60 million public corruption and bribery scheme—the largest in state history.

 
 

07.28.20 - Rep. Lightbody, House Dems Announce $310 Million In COVID-19 Relief

 

State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced Monday the state Controlling Board approved another round of funding to support Ohio’s efforts to control the COVID-19 outbreak.

 
 

07.22.20 - Rep. Lightbody Calls For The Immediate Resignation Of Speaker Householder

 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today called for the resignation of Republican Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) following federal charges that he engaged in a $60 million bribery, racketeering scheme. This is the second FBI investigation into House GOP leadership in three years.

 
 

07.15.20 - Rep. Lightbody Holds Virtual Ohio Promise Town Hall

 

COLUMBUS –State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) yesterday held a virtual community town hall as part of the Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour, a series of digital events this summer where local lawmakers provide a Statehouse update on issues including COVID-19, jobs and the economy, racial justice and gun safety.

 
 
 

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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
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