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COLUMBUS – State Reps. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville), the 2022 State Lead for Ohio for the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL), and Michael Sheehy (D-Toledo) hosted a press conference today to urge action on legislation to protect Ohio’s water

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Tue, Mar 8, 2022

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement after the House Health Committee held the first hearing on House Bill (HB) 378, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill that would require doctors to share medically inaccurate information about procedures to ‘reverse’ abortions, or face penalties if they refuse. 

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Tue, Feb 15, 2022

COLUMBUS —State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today gave sponsor testimony in the House Agriculture and Conservation Committee on The Safe Drinking Water Act, legislation to guarantee safe drinking water in Ohio.  

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Tue, Feb 15, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced that she has been selected to serve as the State Lead for Ohio for the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL). 

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Wed, Feb 2, 2022

COLUMBUS – Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced that the state Controlling Board approved several major items this week, including $150 million to increase testing services and the availability of at-home rapid tests. Additionally, $17 million has been approved to aid with pandemic response efforts and to reduce COVID-19 health disparities

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Mon, Jan 31, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced today the planned expansion of Benchmark Industrial Inc., which is expected to create 40 full-time positions in District 19. The announcement comes following project approval by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority at its meeting Monday.

 

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Mon, Jan 31, 2022

COLUMBUS – Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced that the state Controlling Board approved several major items this week, including $42 million in American Rescue Plan funds to aid with vaccine distribution efforts, vaccine education, mobile vaccination units and data management

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Wed, Jan 26, 2022

COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) voted in favor of Substitute House Bill (HB) 169 to appropriate $4.18 billion to support education, expand access to childcare and improve public health, among other investments in Ohio’s working people, families and communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is funded through several federal COVID-19 relief packages, the majority of which comes from the American Rescue Plan Act backed by Democrats and signed into law by President Biden earlier this year.

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Fri, Dec 10, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement after Senate Bill (SB) 157, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill, passed the Ohio House on a party line vote. Opponents say SB 157 would put patients in danger by interfering with the ability for doctors and patients to make appropriate and life-saving medical decisions if faced with a medical crisis during pregnancy.

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Thu, Dec 9, 2021
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COLUMBUS– State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) presented the New Albany High School girls golf team with a resolution from the Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday in recognition of their win in the 2021 Division I State Championships. 

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Thu, Dec 9, 2021