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Senator Kimberly A. Lightford (D) - Previous General Assembly (99th)
4th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of  Senator  Kimberly A. Lightford (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 4th District
323B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8505
(217) 558-2068 FAX
District Office:
10330 West Roosevelt Rd
Suite 308
Westchester, IL  60154
(708) 343-7444
(708) 343-7400 FAX

Years served: 1998 - Present

Committee assignments: Assignments; Executive; Education (Chair); Committee of the Whole; Executive Appointments; Energy and Public Utilities; Labor; Subcommittee on Civil Rights; Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX); Subcommittee on Charter Schools (Sub-Chair); Com. Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care; Sub. on Police Professionalism.

Biography: Full-time senator; B.A. in communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. in public administration, University of Illinois Springfield; village of Maywood trustee; employee for Secretary of State, Department of Corrections and Central Management Services; longtime champion in the Senate for education, working families and women's issues; lives in Maywood with her son, Isaiah.

Associated Representative(s): La Shawn K. Ford
 Emanuel Chris Welch