“Freight railroads serve the Port of Wilmington, reliably and efficiently connecting our businesses and relieving congestion across the state. They’ll be even more important in the future as we need to move more freight and do it in an environmentally responsible way.”

Sen. Elizabeth “Tizzy” Lockman represents communities in the central and west Wilmington areas, one of the most diverse and densely populated districts in Delaware. Raised in Wilmington’s Cool Spring neighborhood, she entered community service through Public Allies Delaware. She later served as vice chair of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission and director of the Parent Advisory Council on Education (PACE) initiative at the Christina Cultural Arts Center.

Sen. Lockman was elected by the Senate Democratic Caucus in December of 2020 as Majority Whip. Sen. Lockman is chair of the Transportation and Rules & Ethics Committees, vice chair of the Senate Education Committee, and serves on the Executive Committee. She also serves as co-chair of the Redding Consortium for Education Equity, which is developing ways the Delaware Department of Education and the General Assembly can improve outcomes for students in Wilmington and Northern New Castle County.

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