Senator Kimberly A. Lightford

Senator Kimberly A. Lightford

Springfield Office: Senator 12th District 113 Capitol Building Springfield, IL, 62706 (217) 782-0054
District Office: 6215 W. 79th Street Suite 1A Burbank, IL, 60459 (708) 430-2510

Campaign Finance Contributions

Lifetime Sources for Political Fundraising (By Donor Type)


Top 10 Lifetime Sources for Special Interest Contributions (By Category)

Top 7 Issues Voting Record

We’ve identified 7 Top Issues that most affect Illinois communities and the state of our political landscape. We’ve documented your legislator’s voting record on key bills:

TOP 7 ISSUES
FOR DEMOCRACY

VOTING
RECORD

Democracy

  • Voted ForSB0250A bill to establish Automatic Voter Registration, which was vetoed by Governor Rauner.
  • Voted ForSB1424A bill creating a small donor matching campaign finance system for Illinois.

Education

  • Voted ForHB0213A bill to provide School Choice Scholarships to families sending their children to nonpublic (charter) schools.
  • Voted ForHB1774A bill to create an Elected School Board for Chicago.
  • Voted ForSB0001A bill to enact evidence-based school funding, vetoed by Governor Rauner.

Worker's Rights

  • Voted ForHB4036A bill to grant a minimum of 12 weeks of paid leave per year to Illinois workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence.
  • Voted ForHB2462A bill to prohibit employers from screening job applicants based on their salary history.
  • Voted ForSB1720A bill to enforce workers’ rights and wage regulations by prohibiting employers that violate state labor laws from receiving state contracts for five years.

Immigration

  • Voted ForSB0031A bill to prevent Illinois law enforcement from detaining residents on the basis of their immigration status.
  • Voted ForSB2196A bill to allow Illinois residents to apply for student aid programs regardless of immigration status.

Criminal Justice

  • Voted ForHB3817 A bill allowing juvenile criminal records to be expunged.
  • Voted ForSB2465 A bill to repeal a law requiring that incarcerated people reimburse the Illinois Department of Corrections for the cost of their prison stay.
  • Voted ForSB1657A bill to require stricter licensing of gun dealers, vetoed by Governor Rauner.

Healthcare

  • Voted ForHB5576A bill expanding state and private insurance coverage for contraceptives.
  • Voted ForHB0040A bill requiring state health insurance and Medicaid to cover abortions.
  • Voted ForHB2771A bill requiring employers to provide a minimum of 5 days' paid sick leave to workers.

Environment

  • Voted ForHB2831A bill allowing local government to regulate clean energy projects, and provide grant funding for such projects.
  • Voted ForSB2814 A bill supporting the development of state energy resources and providing funding for Exelon nuclear plants.
  • Voted ForSB2920 A bill empowering the Illinois Commission on Environmental Justice to review and offer advice on any state implementation of the US EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and increase our state's commitment to clean energy.
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