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Senator Kimberly A. Lightford (D) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
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
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 (Chair); Committee of the Whole; Education (Vice-Chair); Energy and Public Utilities; Executive; Executive Appointments; Higher Education; Labor; Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care, Spec; Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX) (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Charter Schools (Sub-Chair); Supplier Diversity, Special Com. On.

Biography: Full-time senator; B.A. in Communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. in Public Administration, University of Illinois Springfield; former Village of Maywood trustee; former employee at 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 family.

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