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
 
 
 
 

06.15.20 - Rep. Lightbody Statement As U.S. Supreme Court Rules Workers Cannot Be Fired For LGBTQ Status

 

State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement following today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which held LGBTQ workers are protected from workplace discrimination under federal law.

 
 

06.15.20 - Rep. Lightbody, House Dems Applaud Passage Of Bill To Send $350 Million In Federal Funds To Local Communities To Fight Coronavirus

 

Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today issued a statement as the Ohio House passed House Bill (HB) 481, which would distribute $350 million in federal CARES Act funds to aid coronavirus response in Ohio communities.

 

 
 

06.15.20 - Rep. Lightbody, Democrats Say Concealed Carry Bill Threatens Police Safety And Puts Black Lives At Risk

 

House Democrats voted against House Bill 425, a GOP-backed bill that would modify concealed carry laws, eliminating the requirement for licensees to promptly notify law enforcement of their permit and if they are carrying. The bill also eliminates penalties for failure to notify, which opponents say will lead to confusion and potentially dangerous escalation—especially for people of color.

 
 

06.15.20 - Rep. Lightbody Announces Bill To Improve Prenatal And Maternal Health Outcomes Moves To Governor's Desk

 

Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today applauded the House concurrence of House Bill (HB) 11, moving this Democratic priority legislation to improve prenatal and maternal health outcomes 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
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