Senator Brown meets with a constituent.
Senator Brown meets with a constituent.
 Senator Brown takes the oath of office for the 130th General Assembly administered by Judge Jeffery Hopkins as her brother Johnny Hutton looks on.
Senator Brown takes the oath of office for the 130th General Assembly administered by Judge Jeffery Hopkins as her brother Johnny Hutton looks on.
 Senator Brown studies the Senate Opening Day program during the Senate Session.
Senator Brown studies the Senate Opening Day program during the Senate Session.
Senator Edna Brown discuses policy issues
Senator Edna Brown discuses policy issues
 Senator Edna Brown sworn into office to represent Ohio's 11th Senate District.
Senator Edna Brown sworn into office to represent Ohio's 11th Senate District.
 Senator Edna Brown receives the Legislative Leadership Award from Action Ohio.
Senator Edna Brown receives the Legislative Leadership Award from Action Ohio.
 

Edna Brown (D-Toledo) was elected to serve Ohio’s 11th Senate district in November, 2010. Prior to joining the Senate, her dedication to public service led to a 32-year career as an employee with the city of Toledo, followed by an eight-year tenure as a member of Toledo City Council. She moved to the Statehouse in January 2002 to fill the Ohio House of Representatives seat of then newly-elected Toledo mayor Jack Ford. Senator Brown currently serves as the Minority Whip in the Senate.

 
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VIDEO: Senator Brown Discusses her legislation (SB 269) to give schools three more calamity days.
VIDEO: Senator Brown discusses her Children's Nutrition bill (SB 11).

04.10.14 - Senator Brown Comments On Recommendations Of Death Penalty Task Force

 

Columbus—Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) released the following statement regarding pending recommendations from the Ohio Supreme Court Death Penalty Task Force:

 
 

04.09.14 - Senator Brown Joins Lucas County Children Services For Wear Blue Day!

 

Today, Democratic Whip Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and staff joined Lucas County Children Services for Wear Blue Day. This day serves as a reminder that child abuse is preventable. According to the agency, the goal is to get people from all walks of life to demostrate their commitment to protecting children from maltreatment by wearing blue on this day. 

 

 
 

04.01.14 - Senator Brown, Reps. Fedor And Sheehy Comment On Passage Of Capital Budget

 

Columbus – Today, the Ohio Senate approved a $2.39 billion Capital Budget (HB 497) following a similar vote last week in the Ohio House of Representatives.  The bill now heads to the Governor for his signature.  Senator Edna Brown, Rep. Teresa Fedor and Rep. Mike Sheehy released the following statements after the passage of HB 497:

 
 

03.26.14 - Senator Brown Gives Sponsor Testimony On Bill To Allow Electronic Proof Of Insurance In Ohio

 

Columbus—Yesterday in the Senate Transportation Committee, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) provided sponsor testimony for Senate Bill 255; a bill that will allow Ohio motorists to provide proof of financial responsibility via a smart phone or other mobile electronic device.oh

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 11

 
Counties: Lucas (part)
 

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Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-5204
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Background

 
Leadership Position : Minority Whip
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2002-2010; Toledo City Councilwoman, 1994-2002


Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term