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Representative Mary Lightbody - District 19

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Mary Lightbody
District 19
"I have an impressive to-do list already, and can't wait to roll up my sleeves and get started."

House District 19

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77 South High Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-4847
Fax: (614) 719-6958

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Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville), today applauded the House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 18, legislation to implement key provisions of the American Rescue Plan to benefit working people and middle-class families, including excluding the first $10,200 in unemployment benefits from income tax for more than 2 million Ohioans who lost jobs during the pandemic.  The bill includes many long-held Democratic priorities to expand tax cuts for lower and working class families and to  expand credits for child care, as well as provisions from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 among other changes.

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Wed, Mar 24, 2021

State Reps. Jeff Crossman (D- Parma) and Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today issued statements on President Joe Biden’s visit to Ohio, where the president will speak on the anniversary and importance of the Affordable Care Act at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Center.

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Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Today, State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) signed on as a co-sponsor to House Democratic priority legislation to declare racism a public health crisis. Previously introduced in the 133rd General Assembly as HCR 31, the resolution provides meaningful action steps to address racial health disparities and begin to dismantle systemic racism in Ohio. 

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Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Today, Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) signed on as a co-sponsor to the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations. A previous version of the Ohio Fairness Act (The Equal Housing and Employment Act) passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Sept. 15, 2009, with bipartisan support. Last General Assembly, the Ohio Fairness Act had 3 hearings but did not receive a committee vote.

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Thu, Mar 11, 2021