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State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced today that the State Controlling Board approved new funding for programs in Ohio.

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Tue, Sep 20, 2022

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement after a Hamilton County judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s six-week abortion ban for 14 days. The ruling immediately restored the ability to access abortion care through 22 weeks. 

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Thu, Sep 15, 2022

COLUMBUS— Representative Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) released the following statement after the Columbus Education Association (CEA) voted on Sunday to ratify a contract with Columbus City Schools, ending the contract dispute and getting students back in the classroom.

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Wed, Aug 31, 2022

 

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced that on Monday the State Controlling Board approved over $146 million to the Department of Development to continue administering the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) as well as provide economic relief. 

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Wed, Aug 31, 2022

COLUMBUS– The Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus (ODWLC) today issued a statement after the injunction against Senate Bill 23 (133rd General Assembly) was dissolved. 

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Wed, Aug 17, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement after the recent news that the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) pension fund lost an estimated $3 billion in investments for the fiscal year ending June 30. 

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Wed, Aug 17, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) served Monday as a substitute member of the State Controlling board, and in that role voted to approve over $96 million to the Department of Transportation in order to begin infrastructure improvements throughout the state. 

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Wed, Aug 3, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) served yesterday as a substitute member of the State Controlling board, and in that role voted to approve over $109 million to the Department of Development to continue growing affordable housing in Ohio. Appropriations from programs such as HOME and the National Housing Trust Fund will help to increase homeownership and affordable housing opportunities for low-income Ohioans. 

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Tue, Jul 12, 2022

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court’s conservative majority struck down Roe v. Wade, which established the right to access safe and legal abortion care in the United States.

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Fri, Jun 24, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Representative Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced the passage of the capital budget, House Bill (HB) 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday. The capital budget appropriates resources to state owned infrastructure, colleges, universities and school districts, as well as other community projects. The capital budget is typically passed every 2 years, with this year’s budget appropriating over $3.5 billion to counties across Ohio with $191 million being allocated to community projects. 

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Thu, Jun 2, 2022