COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) issued a statement today following Thursday’s news that Ohio reported 2,425 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, a new record and the seventh day in the last week with over 2,000 new daily cases, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced that Senate Bill (SB) 163, legislation creating the Healthy New Albany license plate, was signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced the start of early voting in Franklin County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) and House Democrats Monday announced the approval of funds by the Controlling Board to further aid the state’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was also approved for voter education efforts and to support women-owned and veteran friendly businesses.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced this week the passage of House Bill (H.B.) 614, legislation that allocates a total of $650 million in federal CARES Act relief funds for local governments in Ohio. The funds are to be used to offset costs faced by local governments directly caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previously approved by the Ohio Senate, the bill now heads to the Governor’s desk.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today announced that the Ohio House accepted the conference report for Senate Bill (SB) 163, legislation creating the Healthy New Albany license plate. The bill now moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) today recognized National Voter Registration Day as an opportunity to encourage participation in this November’s election despite challenges caused by the pandemic and a failure by Republican state leaders to make this unprecedented election more accessible.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) and House Democrats slammed GOP lawmakers on the Controlling Board Monday for refusing to approve funds to cover the cost of absentee ballot postage for Ohio voters ahead of the November election.
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: