COLUMBUS –Yesterday, State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) participated in a virtual press conference with other House Democratic lawmakers to discuss legislative solutions that are needed as the state faces multiple unprecedented crises. The Ohio House was scheduled to meet for an if-needed House session yesterday, but Speaker Robert Cupp canceled on Friday, Sept. 11.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced the local recipients of the Broadband Ohio Connectivity Grant program. Awards from the Governor’s office were given to the following area schools:
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today issued a statement on the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) recognized Sept. 1 as the beginning of “Safe Driving Awareness Month” in Ohio. September was designated as Safe Driving Awareness Month in June 2014 by Senate Bill (SB) 294 to honor victims of motor vehicle crashes.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) and Ohio House Democrats today announced the end of their Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour, which comprised of more than two-dozen virtual town halls since June on topics including COVID-19, jobs and the economy, racial justice, gun safety and voting access. Across the state, over 20,000 Ohioans tuned in to these town halls to hear from their elected officials and ask questions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A recording of the event can be viewed here