Tag: Sen. Kimberly Lightford

Maywood’s 809 Building, Finally Renovated, Named After State Senator

Sunday, December 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Park District Commissioners cut the ribbon on the Lightford Recreation Center. | Shanel Romain 

The historic former children’s receiving home at 809 Madison St. in Maywood is finally operable again after sitting empty for nearly two decades. The facility, which is now a community center operated by the Maywood Park District, also has a name — the Lightford Recreation Center.

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Gun Control Bills Supported By Area Lawmakers Pass IL House And Senate

Thursday, March 1, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

A gun control bill that was supported and co-sponsored by the area’s Democratic lawmakers — including state Representatives Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) and Kathleen Willis (77th), and state Sen. Kimberly L. Lightford (4th) — is now headed to the desk of Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Lightford Blasts Proposed Currency Exchange Check-cashing Fee Hikes

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 || By Igor Studenkov/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

State Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th), whose district includes all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park, has come out strongly against a proposal to increase the fees that currency exchanges charge every time a customer cashes a check.

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