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Senator Kimberly A. Lightford (D)
4th District
Senate Majority Leader

Photograph of Senator  Kimberly A. Lightford (D)

Springfield Office:
309 H Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8505
District Office:
4415 West Harrison St.
Suite 550
Hillside, IL  60162
(708) 632-4500
(708) 632-4515 FAX
Years served: 1998 - Present

Committee assignments: Assignments (Chair); Approp Ed (Vice-Chair); Early Childhood Education (Chair); Executive; Higher Education; Education (Vice-Chair); Cannabis (Sub-Vice-Chair); EX Special Issues (Sub-Chair); Chicago Elected Rep. School Board (Chair); End Of Life Issues (Sub-Chair).

Biography: 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 Senator(s): La Shawn K. Ford
 Emanuel "Chris" Welch