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
 
 
 
 

11.15.19 - Rep. Lightbody Statement On Latest GOP Extreme Abortion Ban

 
Columbus -

State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today issued a statement on the latest extreme total abortion ban introduced by House Republican lawmakers this week. 

 
 

11.07.19 - Rep. Lightbody Announces Unanimous Passage Of Bill To Create Women Veteran's Day

 

Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced the unanimous passage of Senate Bill (SB) 77, bipartisan legislation to designate June 12 as Women Veteran’s Day. Rep. Lightbody said SB 77 reaffirms Ohio’s promise to care for and honor the more than 67,000 women veterans living across the state. Women make up nearly 10 percent of all veterans nationally.

 
 

10.29.19 - Rep. Lightbody Announces $7,626,787 For Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)

 

State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today issued a statement announcing $7,626,787 in funding for Central Ohio Transit Authority to fund public transportation efforts in Franklin County, which was passed with Democratic backing in the state’s transportation budget earlier this year. 

 
 

10.04.19 - Rep. Lightbody To Host District Office Hours

 

State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) will hold constituent office hours to discuss issues and concerns with community members on Wednesday, October 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the New Albany Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. 

Rep. Lightbody will be holding these district office hour meetings throughout the month of October at libraries across House District 19 in New Albany, Westerville and Gahanna.

 
 
 

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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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